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Why Government Can't Measure Your Happiness

Cálculo y ConocimientoTeoría Política

When a parent leaves the work force to focus on parenting, this shows up in government stats as lower employment and less consumer spending — suggesting a less productive economy. But that's not what's going on at all.
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Why They Keep Trying to Blame Capitalists for Slavery

Libre MercadoHistoria de EEUUTeoría Política

The resurgent claim that the modern economy was built on slavery is yet another attempt to attack capitalism while also claiming "we are all to blame" for slavery. The slave owners of old tried a very similar tactic.
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"Libertarian" Is Just Another Word for (Classical) Liberal

EstrategiaTeoría Política

"Libertarianism" is very much a part of what is now known as "classical" liberalism — the influential free-market ideology of the nineteenth century whose effects and legacy are still felt today.
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Every Law "Legislates Morality" — From Abortion to Minimum Wage

Sistema Legal

Virtually all laws involve "legislating morality." When people use this phrase they often really just mean "I want laws to back my version of morality, not yours."
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Why Single-Payer Healthcare Is So Bad

SaludImpuestos y Gasto

Compared to other types of universal healthcare systems, what we call "single-payer" healthcare is possibly the worst of all.
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Mainstream Media's War on Julian Assange

Gran GobiernoMedios y CulturaHistorial Mundial

The Bill of Rights doesn't mention that freedom of speech is restricted to a special class of establishment journalists. Freedom of speech is a universal property right, regardless of what the establishment-media gatekeepers say.
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The Left Isn't Convinced by Your Economics Arguments

IntervencionismoTeoría Política

Many people on the left regard economics as neither a science nor a principled field of study. For them, economics is just a pseudo-science invented as corporate propaganda, and people who push "free-market economics" do so because they are either evil or brainwashed by corporate masters.
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If Climate Change Is Killing Us, Why Is Life Expectancy Increasing?

Burocracia y RegulaciónEl Medio Ambiente

If climate change effects aren't enough to put a noticeable dent in life expectancy, then why is climate change talked about as an apocalypse?
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The "Homo Economicus" Straw Man

Libre MercadoOtras Escuelas de PensamientoFilosofía y Metodología

To understand the marketplace, it is not necessary to believe in the existence of a selfish, profit-maximizing human.
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