Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History
For decades, federal housing policy explicitly favored whites over blacks, likely worsening many of today's enduring wealth disparities.
Monopoly and Competition
Companies with government-granted monopolies never have to worry about going out of business. And they can therefore behave badly without any consequences.
War and Foreign Policy
The growing acceptance of "humanitarian" interventions works to remove national sovereignty as a bulwark against expansionist large states in the international order.
Money and Banking
When we blame the euro for Europe's ills, we're letting politicians and central bankers — who have only ever viewed the euro as a stepping-stone toward their grand objectives — off the hook.
The rise of interest in free market economics has come from outside academia and Economics in One Lesson has been a great part of this awareness.
The lack of spending during a shutdown wouldn't be a problem if the government hadn't already extracted so much wealth from the private sector to begin with.
BiographiesThe EntrepreneurFree Markets
Big firms that dominate the marketplace have never had much of a problem with government regulations that keep new competitors from springing up.
Taxes and Spending
Wealth creation and savings are a far better indicator for economic prosperity than the "job creation" sought by politicians who use tax incentive programs for political purposes.