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Tariffs: Stealing Entrepreneurs' Profits

Labor and Wages

Blog07/02/2018

With tariffs, favored industries receive more and the entrepreneurs receive less, lowering their profits and making them less likely to take future risks.

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The Problem with Government Licensing Schemes

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog06/20/2018

Government licensing hurts employment, reduces competition — and thus quality — and serves to line the pockets of the established firms who benefit.

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Tom Wolfe, RIP

Media and Culture

Blog06/02/2018

“The heart of my thinking is that language is man-made ... and it is only language that enables human beings to control nature.”

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The Solution to Canada’s Failed Universal Health Care System: Consumer and Physician Freedom

Health

Blog05/10/2018

The most sure way to expand the supply of high quality health care is to defend the right of any consumer and any physician to enter into a voluntary exchange.

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The Myth They Used to Pass Canada's Universal Healthcare

HealthWorld History

Blog04/06/2018

The medical establishment has done its best to crush market-oriented strategies to make healthcare more affordable. 

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The Looming Mortgage Liquidity Crisis

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog03/23/2018

Everything is dandy if borrowers make their payments on their increasingly unaffordable homes. But will unemployment remain low forever?

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Trump's Tariffs, Fannie's Funding: How High Can Rents Climb?

PovertyU.S. History

Blog02/27/2018
Renters can't keep paying higher and higher rents, as nearly half of all renter households pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing.
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The Scam That Is Urban "Land Use" Planning

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog02/07/2018
Government planners admit they don't know how consumers actually want to use city land. But that doesn't stop them from regulating every lot in town.
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