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Washington's Bipartisan Fiscal Folly

World History

Blog6 hours ago

Donald Trump—despite adopting a number of economically intelligent policies—was completely unwilling to rein in federal spending. Then things got even worse. 

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What Happens When Governments Force Corporate Boards to Appoint More Women

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog05/05/2021

Recent legislation in California mandates more women on corporate boards. This is supposed to shift the balance in corporate America in favor of female employees and managers. It doesn't seem to be working. 

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Why Is There No Correlation between Masks, Lockdowns, and Covid Suppression?

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog05/04/2021

Those who demand government-enforced lockdowns and mask mandates still can't seem to explain why we still can't find a correlation between lockdowns and covid infections or between mask wearing and mask mandates. 

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Why Empowering Organized Labor Will Definitely Not Help the Economy

U.S. History

Blog04/26/2021

Contrary to what Krugman might argue, the growth of organized labor in the US workforce was much more the work of government prodding and outright coercion than it was a natural progression of the American workplace.

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Who's to Blame for Normalizing One-Man Rule?

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthMedia and Culture

Blog04/19/2021

Unfortunately, the corporate press and public health officials have determined that unilateral rule by executive decree, unimpeded by any conception of individual freedom, is necessary to respond to the coronavirus.

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When Measured by Real-World Outcomes, Capitalism Delivers

World History

Blog04/14/2021

If we actually examine the record of markets versus socialist regimes, we find that markets perform much better in terms of income growth, environmental quality, and the empowerment of women. 

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What Exactly Is Neoliberalism, and Is It a Bad Thing?

Blog04/10/2021

In his book-length essay on neoliberalism, Alberto Mingardi provides some much needed clarification and explanation of this concept that has long been one of the Left's favored bogeymen. 

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Why Postmodernism Is Incompatible with a Politics of Liberty

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog04/05/2021

Postmodernism lends itself to totalitarianism. Once beliefs aren't constrained by the object world, an idea can't be wrong, and the intellectual battleground becomes a political one, a struggle to impose certain ideas on all.

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