Monopoly and Competition

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Public Servants: Who is Serving Whom?

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismMonopoly and Competition


Public servants on average are paid better than their private sector taxpaying counterparts. How exactly are they our "servants"?

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How Brexit Presents a Roadblock to the EU-US Establishment

Money and BankingMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory


London has recently caved to EU and US pressure to tighten its grip on financial markets. Brexit offers a way out.

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Why the UK Shouldn’t Nationalise Its Steel

Global EconomyInterventionismMonopoly and Competition


With another steel producer set to leave the UK, some are proposing that the UK government run the steel industry itself.

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The Real Meaning of Competition

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonopoly and Competition


We can have a competitive marketplace if government will just get out of the way and stop erecting barriers to creating new businesses and new competitors for established companies.

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Cesar Chavez Would Have Liked Trump's Border Wall

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyMonopoly and Competition


Cesar Chavez wanted immigration controls to hep him prop up union-labor wages.

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Pot Battle in Ohio

Corporate WelfareThe Police StateInterventionismMonopoly and Competition


UPDATE: The fact that marijuana legalization ballot measure (Issue #3) failed in Ohio is not an indication that legalization is not supported by the people. It was...

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Fantasy Sports and the State of Nevada Go Head-to-Head

Monopoly and Competition


Nevada has ruled that online fantasy sports are subject to gambling license laws in the state. The reason for the ruling is painfully clear: to suppress competition with the big casinos in the state.

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Science and the Market Test

The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgeMonopoly and Competition


There's no Platonic laboratory where "pure" science happens independent of human ideas, motivations, and institutions.

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Intervention in One Lesson

Corporate WelfareInterventionismMonopoly and Competition


The story of intervention is as old as governments and commerce, and even though the details change, the basic narrative stays the same.

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Microbreweries Craft New Flavors of IP Regulation

Legal SystemU.S. EconomyEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonopoly and Competition


There’s an interesting story in the news about my hometown of Fort Collins, and how its growing craft beer scene is threatened by intellectual property disputes.

The microbrew...

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