Just because two people have the same job title, that doesn't mean they do the same thing.
Corporate WelfarePolitical Theory
Paul Krugman seems to think those who like freedom and free markets are somehow responsible for the current mess brought on by crippling government debt and an enormous federal budget.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty
Dollar stores are hardly the starvation-producing hellholes that the critics claim them to be. They serve their customer base well, but it is not a customer base of elite journalists and politicians.
U.S. HistoryMoney and Banking
Voting "no" on a tax increase doesn't mean you really consented to it. And Lysander Spooner argued there's not anything wrong with voting "defensively."
We're often told that submission to government edicts is "voluntary" because we have "representative" government. The evidence suggests, however, that politicians don't represent their constituents. Nor could they, even if they wanted to.
A true free trade deal would simply reduce or eliminate tariffs and other trade barriers.
Other Schools of Thought
Unfortunately, the economics Nobel this year neglects the problems at the heart of the State — the government failures that pollute and impoverish.