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Democracy and Laissez Faire: the New York State Constitution of 1846

U.S. History

Blog01/18/2018
Beneficiaries of the welfare-warfare state's largesse would be horrified by a return to the spirit of the 1840s.
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Do We Have a Free-Market Medical System?

Cronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog01/18/2018
Many honest medical professionals are trapped in a system that can more accurately be described as a crony capitalist nightmare.
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Don't Force Google To Hire Conservatives

Labor and Wages

Blog01/18/2018
James Damore is wrong. The last thing we need is a another special group protected from "discrimination."
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Deneen on Liberalism

Political Theory

Blog01/16/2018
Deneen, a political theorist at Notre Dame, has written an insightful account of how isolated individuals turn to the State. Unfortunately, his account of classical liberalism is open to objection.
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Did Hayek Really Say that Free Markets Make Consumers Better Informed?

Prices

Blog01/12/2018
The price system conveys the relevant information about the supply and demand for different goods on the market to help consumers better economize.
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De-Homogenizing Cryptocurrencies

Money and Banks

Blog12/15/2017
Over 1000 different cryptocurrencies exist, and their uses and values can vary considerably.
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Do Graduate Degrees Produce Value?

Blog12/13/2017
The case for not taxing tuition waivers is the same as the case for not taxing anything else. There's nothing magical about graduate degrees.
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Defending the Undefendable: The Slum Lord

Free MarketsFrom the Archives

Blog12/11/2017
Slum housing is a problem when the inhabitants live there of necessity — not wishing to remain there, but unable to afford anything better.
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