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Net Neutrality Advocates are Asking the Wrong Questions

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog01/31/2018
Why are there so few telecommunications companies? It involves more than the cost of the physical infrastructure.

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New Course on Development Economics with GP Manish

01/24/2018Power & Market

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Now's a Great Time to Stop Meddling in Haiti

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog01/13/2018
If Trump feels Haiti is a mess, he might consider departing from the US's long record of failure there with a new policy of total non-intervention.

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No, We Don't Need a Federal "Solution" to Infrastructure Problems

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/08/2018
States and cities are plenty wealthy enough to build bridges and roads on their own. But there are political reasons to spend federal money instead.

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No Neutral Ground: The Problem of Net Neutrality

Bureaucracy and RegulationPrices

Blog12/13/2017
If one likes the internet's remarkable evolution to this point, it seems odd to assert that now is the moment to freeze it through government action.

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Net Neutrality and the Problem with "Experts"

Calculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog12/11/2017
Supporters of net neutrality imagine that if we can only get the "right" group of people, a tiny handful of "experts" can govern the internet.

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NFL's Problem is Poor Product, not Disrespect

Subjectivism

Blog12/11/2017
One only has to follow the money to learn the real reason pro football ratings are down — competition from college football.

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Nations by Consent

Decentralization and SecessionStrategyPolitical Theory

12/09/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
If we deconstruct the modern nation-state, we shall reduce the scope of government power, the importance of voting and the extent of social conflict.

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NRA-Republican Backed Bill Makes it Easier for Feds to Disarm Citizens

Big Government

Blog12/08/2017
The NRA and their GOP supporters in the House have sided with the power of the Federal government over the second amendment rights of Americans.

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Net Neutrality: Government Can't Know the "Correct" Price for Internet Service

Free MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog11/28/2017
By manipulating markets for internet service, government agencies could be indirectly distorting markets and ruining innovation by forcing prices down.

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