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.
Big GovernmentSocialismThe Police State
Venezuelans are defenseless against a government that runs roughshod over their civil liberties and economic livelihood.
Working hard is a good thing, but it can only lead to high levels of wealth when combined with capital accumulation and entrepreneurship.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Markets respond with price changes to eliminate money surpluses and money deficits.
Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending
The media is using the recent National Climate Assessment to warn about the "cost of inaction" on climate change. Here's what they miss.