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Public School Teachers Are Not Underpaid

EducationLabor and Wages

Blog10/01/2018

Many public school teachers are earning far more than they would if they were exposed to market demand.

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Private Cities: A Model for a Truly Free Society?

Decentralization and SecessionMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/07/2018

Private cities may seem outrageously radical or utopian, but  we are already using this approach very successfully in other areas of our lives. The transfer to our social order is only the last step in a development already under way.

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Peter Bos and the Road to Freedom

Political Theory

Blog06/04/2018

"The greatest fallacy of the classical liberals was their assumption that a constitutionally limited state government was necessary."

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Public Labor Unions Are Getting Desperate

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesLegal System

Blog03/08/2018
Unions' traditional arguments are increasingly seen as faulty, so unions are falling back on ever-sketchier claims about their alleged benefits.
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Protectionism Is About Much More than Nationalism

Cronyism and CorporatismInterventionism

Many forms of protection stem not from geopolitical concerns but from parochial attempts at limiting local competition.
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Public Policy Always Costs Somebody Something

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog09/03/2017
When there are several false premises, the odds turn heavily against the likelihood of good policy.
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