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Consumer Sovereignty Is a Problem For Government "Stimulus" Plans

The EntrepreneurInterventionism

Government stimulus plans can't take into account dynamic factors like entrepreneurial innovation and consumer preferences.

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How Entrepreneurs Wouldn't Let a Beloved Car Brand Die

The EntrepreneurWorld History

Not all entrepreneurship end up with mass production. Sometimes it involves deeply personal efforts to make a very personalized product.

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The Scam That Is Urban "Land Use" Planning

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Government planners admit they don't know how consumers actually want to use city land. But that doesn't stop them from regulating every lot in town.

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How Sound Economics Birthed the Video-Game Era

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

Technological know-how is not enough to make a high-tech endeavor successful.

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Government Should Leave Bakers Alone

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Entrepreneur

Even if the bakery wins in this case, its victory will only protect those businesses acting on a “sincere religious conviction.” That's a bad thing.

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Johnny Appleseed: Land Speculator, Alcohol Dealer, Capitalist

The EntrepreneurU.S. History

Johnny Appleseed is a man truly deserving to be considered an American hero, but he should also be remembered as a hero of American capitalism.

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Maine Is Nullifying Federal Regulations that Cripple Local Farmers

Bureaucracy and RegulationDecentralization and SecessionThe Entrepreneur

Getting out from under Federal regulations can mean the difference between keeping the family farm, and having to sell out.

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Entrepreneurial Discovery: Who Needs It?

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Is Israel Kirzner’s explanation of the market process correct and, if so, is it useful?

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A Mixed Hero: A Libertarian Reassessment of Elon Musk

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

The fact that the state hands out money to entrepreneurs like Elon Musk is a problem that is best solved by focusing our ire not on people like Musk — but on the state itself.

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