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How Governments Outlaw Affordable Housing

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryPricesPrivate Property

In many places, rent growth means more housing is badly needed. Unfortunately, local governments are working hard to limit the supply of housing.

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Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

Big GovernmentPrivate Property

The higher on the socialist hierarchy you look, the more you will find people who are too incompetent to do the job they are supposed to do

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United Airlines Violence Illustrates the Problem with Government Monopolies

Monopoly and CompetitionPrivate Property

If airlines had monopoly power like states do, they could abuse people a lot more and face far fewer consequences.

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Week in Review: March 25, 2017

U.S. EconomyMoney and BankingPrivate Property

In case you missed any of them, here are the week's new articles from

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The Right to Discriminate Is a Basic Property Right

U.S. HistoryPrivate Property

The right to discriminate in how one uses one's property is not a religious issue. It's nothing more than a basic issue of property rights.

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Don't Confuse Immigration with Naturalization

The EntrepreneurPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Governments made a mess of immigration thanks to their naturalization and welfare policies. But the answer is not to further limit property rights.

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Why the Feds Should Legalize Interstate Commerce in Healthcare

HealthU.S. HistoryPrivate Property

The Feds should allow consumers to purchase health insurance across state lines. This won't fix everything, but it's a start.

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No Country Should Be Bigger Than This

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Even if we agreed that states can provide certain amenities of value, state powers still become dangerously prone to abuse the larger the state grows.

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Individualism and Civilization

Private Property


This doctrine and the policies of individualism and of capitalism do not need any apologists or propagandists. The achievements speak for themselves.

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New York Declares War on Homesharing

Legal SystemInterventionismPrivate Property


In New York, hotel industry groups have successfully lobbied to outlaw their competition.

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