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Trump Shows Us Why Its So Hard to "Drain the Swamp"

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/30/2018
The permanent government of bureaucrats, generals, staffers, and strategists in Washington exercises greater power than any elected official.
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The Unseen Cost of Shoveling Snow

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog01/27/2018
The broken-window fallacy can be seen everywhere — and snow removal must necessarily come at the cost of not doing something else.
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The War on Cops: Where's the Evidence?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/22/2018
Heather McDonald's book doesn't exactly demonstrate that a war on cops exists.
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The Real Relationship Between Capitalism and the Environment

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

The data suggests that as capitalism advances, so does the quality of the physical environment.
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The Law School Boom and Bust

Education

Blog12/04/2017
Cheap debt has created a bubble in law schools where students take on loads of debt for not-very-useful law degrees.
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The Economics of Gentrification

Protectionism and Free TradePrivate Property

According to the mainstream media gentrification is the new monster to be fought. Why?
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There Is No "War on Cops"

Media and Culture

Blog10/30/2017
The number of officers being killed is going down while the number of people employed as police officers is going up.
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The Eternal Struggle Between the Merchant and the Bureaucrat

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Civilization, it ought to be remembered, has been created by those men who have resisted power, not by those who have exercised it.
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