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No, You Don't Need a $200K College Degree

02/26/2019Power & Market

Taxpayers are already subsidizing public colleges nationwide. But must taxpayers also pay for students who want designer degrees at private schools?

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New Study Confirms that the "Gender Pay Gap" Results from Women Making Different Choices

02/22/2019Power & Market

Just because two people have the same job title, that doesn't mean they do the same thing.

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No, Paul Krugman, This Shutdown is Not a "Big Libertarian Experiment"

Corporate WelfarePolitical Theory

Blog01/18/2019

Paul Krugman seems to think those who like freedom and free markets are somehow responsible for the current mess brought on by crippling government debt and an enormous federal budget.

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No, Dollar Stores Don't Create Poverty

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog01/01/2019

Dollar stores are hardly the starvation-producing hellholes that the critics claim them to be. They serve their customer base well, but it is not a customer base of elite journalists and politicians.

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Not Worth a Continental

U.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

12/17/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
The dangerous political and financial actions of the Continental Congress looks like the modern-day Fed on steroids.
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No, Voting Doesn't Mean You "Support the System"

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog11/05/2018

Voting "no" on a tax increase doesn't mean you really consented to it. And Lysander Spooner argued there's not anything wrong with voting "defensively."

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No Matter How You Vote, Politicians Don't Represent You

Blog11/03/2018

We're often told that submission to government edicts is "voluntary" because we have "representative" government. The evidence suggests, however, that politicians don't represent their constituents. Nor could they, even if they wanted to.

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NAFTA 2.0: Free Trade or Central Planning?

10/09/2018Power & Market

A true free trade deal would simply reduce or eliminate tariffs and other trade barriers.

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