Labor and Wages

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Week in Review: July 8, 2017

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/07/2017
Sometimes, "it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another."

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The Left/Right Crack-Up Over Seattle and the Minimum Wage

Corporate WelfareLabor and Wages

Blog07/06/2017
So while the left’s support of the minimum wage is offensive, the right’s fight against what’s offensive perhaps explains why we still have wage floors.

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Trump’s Maoist Steel Obsession

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeValue and Exchange

Blog07/04/2017
The wealth of nations is not measured in steel, or in the number of people who make it domestically.

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Week in Review: July 1, 2017

Decentralization and SecessionHealthLabor and WagesLegal SystemMoney and Banking

Blog06/30/2017
Janet Yellen and her colleagues continue to ignore the consequences of their own actions,

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Will the Work Day Shrink to Four Hours?

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog06/26/2017
How many hours a job requires depends on the nature of the work. In other words, work is highly heterogeneous.

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Week in Review: June 24, 2017

Labor and WagesLegal SystemMedia and CultureMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog06/23/2017
While the Federal Reserve is desperate to depict an optimistic vision for the global economy, their fellow central bankers aren't buying it.

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Will Our Grandchildren Work Only Four Hours Per Day?

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog06/21/2017
If capitalists have their way, we may be looking at a future of 20-hour work weeks while producing a higher standard of living.

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Wages and Subsistence

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog06/12/2017
Labor is appraised like a commodity not because the entrepreneurs are cruel but because they are subject to the supremacy of the pitiless consumers.

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Government Guaranteed Income is Not a Solution

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog06/12/2017
Henry Hazlitt's critique of Milton Friedman's Negative Income Tax remains relevant as libertarians continue to embrace Universal Basic Income.

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Capitalism Is About Working Less to Earn More

Labor and WagesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog05/31/2017
If working is the price we pay to obtain things we want, then economic progress means decreasing this price thanks to continued productivity growth.

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