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Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingInterventionism
The major candidates had their first shared television event this week. Absent was any discussion of the real issues effecting the American people.
Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
Effective poverty relief becomes easier as workers become more productive. Fortunately, capitalism makes this possible.
Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory
If Paul Krugman took a more serious look at Europe, he would see that austerity policies really do produce a better economy.
Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingMonopoly and Competition
Free-trade deals — which are more about increasing government power than trade — are in retreat in the face of Brexit and Trump.
Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
Ireland has tried to attract businesses by undercutting the tax rates of its neighbors. That is a good thing wherever it occurs.
In 2016, candidates are ignoring the issue of social benefits and federal spending. Experience suggests opposing social spending is political suicide.
Taxes and Spending
Politicians and elites viscerally hate any form of tax competition — at least for the plebes.
HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory
There is no bright line that divides the allegedly "free-market" US from the "socialist" welfare states of Western Europe.
Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
"Private" prisons are really just taxpayer-funded, monopolistic agents for the state. There is nothing free market about them.
The EntrepreneurTaxes and SpendingEntrepreneurshipInterventionism
When donors give big bucks to the Clinton Foundation, they may just be paying the price of doing business in a highly regulated economy.