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Mobility and Nobility

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog06/13/2017
In this review of two new books on social class, Theordore Dalrymple examines some of the realities that frustrate the efforts of the egalitarians.

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Mises-Influenced MP Becomes Brexit Minister

Money and Banking

Blog06/13/2017
Hopefully Steve Baker will prove to be a great asset for the UK in its divorce from Jean-Claude Juncker and the bureaucracy in Brussels.

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The Myth of Infrastructure Spending

Taxes and SpendingSubjectivism

Blog06/13/2017
Almost everyone agrees that infrastructure spending is always a slam dunk for the economy. Unfortunately, they're often wrong.

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Let’s Fully Deregulate the Airline Industry

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog06/13/2017
US airlines and their workers are motivated to get the government to protect them as a special interest group at a cost to consumers as a whole.

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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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Could Donald Trump Save the Internet?

Big Government

Blog06/12/2017
The Trump's rejection of "net neutrality" is a loss for government regulators, but a win for the internet.

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Fed Officials Can't See What's Right In Front Of Them

The FedMoney and Banking

06/12/2017FedWatch
Why is it so controversial to suggest that we should leave interest rates and credit markets alone?

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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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The Collapse of Penn Station: Another Failure of Government "Enterprise"

Corporate WelfareTaxes and Spending

Blog06/11/2017
Without government, who would run the inefficient, crumbling, malfunctioning railroad "enterprise" that is Amtrak?

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