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Week in Review: April 15, 2017

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/14/2017
This week, President Trump decided Candidate Trump was wrong about the Federal Reserve,

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United Airlines Violence Illustrates the Problem with Government Monopolies

Monopoly and CompetitionPrivate Property

Blog04/11/2017
If airlines had monopoly power like states do, they could abuse people a lot more and face far fewer consequences.

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Consumers — not Uber's CEO — Are Responsible for Uber Drivers' Falling Income

Monopoly and CompetitionPrices

Blog03/01/2017
If Uber drivers think fares are too low, they should complain to consumers, and not to Uber's management.

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Trump Cuts Subsidy to Real Estate Industry, Opponents Call It a "Tax Increase"

Taxes and SpendingMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog01/25/2017
The FHA has long subsidized home loans and home sales with its federal insurance program. Banks and Realtors want to keep the money flowing.

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Mexicans Are Blaming "Neoliberalism" for Socialism's Failures

Global EconomyMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog01/11/2017

A state monopoly on the oil industry has been impoverishing Mexicans for decades. Yet, the market is blamed for the economy's woes.

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The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/23/2016

In the early years, the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony had little to be thankful for until they gave up on dreams of utopia and turned to markets instead.

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The Democracy of the Marketplace

Monopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog11/05/2016

The polling booths of the market are ubiquitous, many are open 24 hours a day, and offer a daily plebiscite in which consumers express their values.

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"Sharing Economy" Reveals that Licensing Laws Are Really About Shutting Down the Competition

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog10/07/2016

Alarmed by successful entrepreneurship and low prices for consumers, government seeks, yet again, to shut down small businesses.

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Baby Steps Toward Marijuana Legalization in Poland

Legal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog09/28/2016

A Polish politician's severe illness has suddenly put legalization of medical marijuana on the table.

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