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Security Works at Disney — But Can't Work at a Public School?

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog02/19/2018
The fact that politicians get highly-attentive security guards — while school kids get a cut-rate version of security — is revealing.

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Shootings: Why Don't Schools Have Better Security?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog02/15/2018
High-quality security is apparently still not a priority for many parents whose demonstrated preferences show otherwise.

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Should We Use Probability in Economics?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/14/2018
The numerical probability is only relevant in the sphere of non- economics where homogeneous cases are observed.

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Stakeholders and Corporate Social Responsibility

02/08/2018Power & Market

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Secession Movements in Mexico Challenge Federal Power

Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyWorld History

Blog01/31/2018
Mexican towns and cities are turning to partial secession to fight crime and corruption. Will the central government let them get away with it?

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Silent Cal on "America First"

01/17/2018Power & Market

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State of the Nation: Progressives, Conservatives, and Trump

Political Theory

Blog01/09/2018
One year into Trump’s term and one political constant remains: belief in and enforcement of intrusive government.

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School Vouchers Are Basically Food Stamps

Taxes and SpendingPrices

Blog01/04/2018
Governments already use vouchers in many areas, including food and housing. Fortunately, those vouchers only go to a small portion of the population.

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Sessions to Renew War on Cannabis

01/04/2018Power & Market

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Seniors Scramble for Income as the Fed Inflates

Labor and WagesMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/01/2018
While Americans put on a happy face, central bank inflation robs people at the bottom and transfers wealth to those at the top.

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