Bureaucracy and Regulation

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Government Should Leave Bakers Alone

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Entrepreneur

Blog9 hours ago
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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Wedding Cakes Have Nothing to Do With Free Speech

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog12/06/2017
It’s his business. It’s his private property. He has just as much right to discriminate here as he does with his home.

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Get Government out of the Welfare Business

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/05/2017
Private charity is more effective than government welfare because private persons contributing their own money are incentivized to identify real needs.

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Minimum Wage Laws Have Many Victims

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/01/2017
Employers, workers, and consumers are all hurt when minimum wages are imposed on markets.

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Do We Really Need a Federal Ban on Horse Meat?

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. Economy

Blog11/21/2017
The federal government has banned the slaughter of horses, although horse meat was commonly used in the US just a generation ago.

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Freedom for Television and Radio

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog11/20/2017
When the government essentially owns the airways, it also decides how those resources may be used.

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High Prices and Zombie Housing

Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/11/2017
This odd mix of rising prices and three months of vacant inventory being ransacked by squatters is not how markets work, unless government is involved.

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Government Recycling Programs Waste Valuable Resources

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog11/11/2017
Market prices tell us how people want resources to be used. Government recycling programs ignore these important signals.

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Unions Want Freedom of Association — But Only for Themselves

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog11/08/2017
If workers have freedom of association, they also need the right to refuse to associate with unions, if they wish.

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Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/27/2017
In a free market, consumers hold the power to punish producers for pushing dangerous products. But today, the FDA has short-circuited that market.

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