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There Are Now So Many "Criminals" in America, Uber Wants to Hire Some

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog12/04/2016

In recent decades, American lawmakers have been increasing jail time and fines for what were once small-time misdemeanors.

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Why Indian-Tribe Sovereignty Is Important

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog17 hours ago

Federal regulators should no longer have any say over what happens on Tribal lands. The same should apply to the states as well.

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Will Europe's Labor Laws Kill the Gig Economy?

Free MarketsPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog17 hours ago

Independent contractors such as Uber drivers may be legislated out of existence by European politicians.

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The Petroleum Industry Saved the Whales

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog12/04/2016

Whales were rapidly on their way to extinction until the petroleum industry undermined the whaling industry.

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Countless Ordinary Americans Benefit When Companies Move to Mexico

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionism

Blog12/02/2016

Companies relocate in order to serve their customers better with less-expensive products. In the media, these unseen customers are usually ignored.

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In Defense of Trump’s Deal with Carrier

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog12/02/2016

As long as Trump sticks to tax and regulatory relief, bring on the Art of the Deal.

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The Week in Review: December 3, 2016

The Police StateWorld HistoryInterventionismMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/02/2016

American's should worry less about companies leaving for oversees, and more about how government is eroding their freedoms.

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Don’t Want a Muslim Registry? Abolish the Census

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/01/2016

The Census Bureau once helped round up Japanese-Americans for concentration camps. The Bureau could be similarly "helpful" in the future.

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What Does it Mean To Be "Mainstream"?

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog12/02/2016

Robbing Peter to pay Paul is now the mainstream in American politics. The key problem lies in changing what it means to be "mainstream."

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Young Workers Spared After Judge Blocks New Overtime Rule

Legal SystemU.S. Economy

Blog12/01/2016

Small businesses get a break from a federal judge, but the affair shows the damaging nature of a constantly changing legal landscape for businesses.

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Fidel Castro: Hero or Cold-blooded Murderer?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/01/2016

Under Castro, Cuba has really been two Cubas. There is relative abundance for the ruling class, and cruel, enforced poverty for everyone else.

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The Faulty Logic of GDP Necessitates an Economic Paradigm Shift

Calculation and Knowledge

Blog12/01/2016

After almost eight decades of flawed logic, we are due for an economic paradigm shift.

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Is Steve Mnuchin Just Another Wall Street Banker?

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog11/30/2016

Steve Mnuchin has said little publicly, but his resume does seem to contrast sharply with Trump's populist campaign.

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How Inflation Ruined a Chocolate Bar

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/30/2016

Inflation has increased costs for the makers of the Toblerone chocolate bar. In response, they have changed the bar and outraged some customers.

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The Real Reason to Oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline

Corporate WelfarePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/29/2016

In Iowa, the Dakota Access Pipeline has relied on government to seize land from private-property owners unwilling to grant access to the oil companies.

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Why It's Important to Define Money Correctly

Money and Banks

Blog11/29/2016

When it comes to understanding how money works, recent attempts to re-define money to fit new economics models miss the point.

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Remembering Castro's Brutal Dictatorship

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/29/2016

Even with all the information available to us today, many still seem to have a distorted view of history when it comes to the "Comandante."

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Planet Earth and the Tyranny of Mother Nature

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog11/29/2016

Only peaceful social cooperation enables us to take advantage of the best parts of human life and escape the tyranny of biological competition.

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The Swiss Private Bankers Should Be a Model for Bankers Everywhere

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

American chain banks have become just glorified ATM machines. But there is a model of banking that offers something quite different.

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