U.S. Economy

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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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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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Week in Review: June 10, 2017

Global EconomyHealthMedia and CultureU.S. Economy

Blog06/09/2017
The economics of Ludwig von Mises really is something different and revolutionary.

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More Solar Jobs Is a Curse, Not a Blessing

The EnvironmentFree MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog06/05/2017
Wind and solar are simply a bad deal for consumers, workers and the environment. Another example of government policy having nothing to do with reality.

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Trump’s Budget: Radical Change or More of the Same?

U.S. Economy

Blog06/05/2017
Trump’s budget does eliminate some unnecessary and unconstitutional programs, but it largely leaves the welfare-warfare state intact.

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How Washington's Reaction to Trump's Budget Justifies the Rise of Bitcoin

U.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog05/25/2017
As politicians prove to be unable to confront economic reality, it’s easy to see how crypto-currencies are becoming increasingly attractive.

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Is the Sky Falling?

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/22/2017
We believe in liberty, not fate. The sky falls only if we let it.

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Migrants from Other States Are "Stealing Our Jobs"

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog05/08/2017
By the standards of the protectionists' economic arguments against immigration, state-to-state migrants in the US are a very big problem.

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Only Trump Has Been Honest About This One Issue

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog05/04/2017
"Serious People" called Trump's comments on the debt "stupid," "ridiculous," and "insane," but he was entirely correct.

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