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Robert Reich Gets These Seven Economics "Fundamentals" Very Wrong

Labor and WagesU.S. EconomyOther Schools of Thought

Blog03/09/2018

Robert Reich isn't interested in economics. His pronouncements are simply clarion calls to destroy wealth and spread poverty.

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Health Care: American Mania vs. Canadian Sclerosis

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog02/19/2018
The Canadian medico-sclerosis would have been worse if it weren’t for the American medico-mania which has brought an unbelievable number of innovations.

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Planned Obsolescence Isn't Really a Problem

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog01/22/2018
The concept of “planned obsolescence” makes no economic sense and is often an excuse for governments to harass and shake down innovative entrepreneurs.

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The Big Apple's Communist Past Stirs Nostalgia

SocialismU.S. History

Blog01/16/2018
Bill de Blasio and Bernie Sanders are not the only people who long for a truly socialist New York.

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Will Myanmar Embrace Market Reforms?

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog12/19/2017
Myanmar is moving away from its socialist past, but many challenges remain.

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Gabriel Calzada on Free-Market Education in Latin America

EducationStrategy

11/24/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Gabriel Calzada discuss what entrepreneurial education grounded in free-market economics can look like.

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The New York Times and the "Lost Cause" of Bolshevism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/15/2017
According to the New York Times, we should be mourning the passing of the Soviet era and all of its promises of a better life for all.

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Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok

Legal System

Blog11/13/2017
The law has become the plaything of federal prosecutors who advance their careers by convicting others.

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Healthcare in the Crosshairs

Health

10/20/2017The Austrian
The emergence of market solutions in the face of relentless government interference in healthcare is a very hopeful trend.

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Krugman and the "Heroic" Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/18/2017
If Krugman had his way, government agencies would have unlimited powers to control the economy, since government agents know better than everyone else.

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