Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and SpendingU.S. History
Government policy encourages homeless people to congregate in public areas twice over: first, cities destroy access to very-low-cost housing. Second, city governments often refuse to enforce their own rules of public-space use. Tent cities result.
Labor and WagesPoverty
We continue to live with the wreckage of failed urban renewal, and Progressive city planning. And the evidence can be seen in the tent cities and makeshift latrines we now see in public spaces.
Money and Banks
Central banks' efforts to artificially stabilize interest rates encourages greater risk-taking by banks, and contributes to instability in the banking sector.
Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentSocialism
You don’t make people better off by artificially making energy more expensive. You only make them poorer.
Many products — delivered by the marketplace — that are mocked as "useless," and which environmentalists denounce as "wasteful" are essential items in the daily lives of many disabled people.
Before wealth can be redistributed by the state, it must first be produced. But welfare-state policies end up destroying the very wealth which is necessary for redistribution.
Labor and WagesWorld History
Far from making women "wage slaves," Europe's move toward urban wage work liberated both women and men from the isolation and low productivity of rural farm work.