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After #MeToo, Men Begin Avoiding Female Co-Workers

Labor and WagesLegal System

Blog12/07/2018

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, employers hired fewer disabled workers, because they feared lawsuits. We may now be seeing a similar trend in the face of more sexual harassment claims.

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A Government-Imposed Minimum Wage for Pro Hockey Players?

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/05/2018

Minor-league hockey players know what they're getting into when they sign their contracts. But now they want the government to overturn their contracts and force a pay raise.

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Abenomics: Fool Me Once

Blog11/30/2018

There's only one way to fund a new public-works project or "stimulus" scheme: through money stolen from the taxpayers.

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A Brief History of French Socialists

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/26/2018

France did not adopt collectivism overnight. Rather, it has seen key periods that have made France fertile soil for a certain brand of aggressive socialism.

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A Rising Money Supply Doesn't Necessarily Lead to Rising Prices

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/24/2018

Increases in the money supply need not always be followed by general increases in prices, as prices are determined by both real and monetary factors.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Won't Be the One to Finally Make Socialism Work

Blog11/22/2018

Trying to explain economics to progressives is like trying to explain to a flat-earther how a satellite orbits the planet.

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A White House Press Pass Has Nothing to do with the First Amendment

Media and Culture

Blog11/16/2018

CNN apparently imagines a First Amendment that grants special privileges only to wealthy and powerful media personalities working in Washington, DC.

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A Growing Libertarian Revolution in Brazil

Global EconomyStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2018

The ideas of Mises, Rothbard, and Hoppe have sparked an intellectual revolution in Brazil, and the country's left fears it. 

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