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The Good News They're Not Telling You

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

Blog12/08/2016

We are told that robots will take our jobs. However, material liberation has allowed us to live more fulfilling lives than before.

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The Petroleum Industry Saved the Whales

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog12/04/2016

Whales were rapidly on their way to extinction until the petroleum industry undermined the whaling industry.

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Planet Earth and the Tyranny of Mother Nature

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog11/29/2016

Only peaceful social cooperation enables us to take advantage of the best parts of human life and escape the tyranny of biological competition.

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State Regulators Deny the Homeless a Free Meal

The EntrepreneurThe Police StatePolitical Theory

Blog11/21/2016

You want to give free food to the homeless? "Too bad," say regulators who'd rather people get no food than "unapproved" food.

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Four States Vote to Punish Low-Skilled Workers With Minimum Wage Hikes

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/18/2016

Recent minimum wage increases will both increase the cost of living and limit employment for low-skilled workers.

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Will Driverless Cars Make Traffic Cops Irrelevant?

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory

Blog11/08/2016

The states control over deciding who drives and how becomes a lot less relevant in a world of autonomous cars.

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New Overtime Rules Will Make Life Much Harder for Young Workers

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory

Blog11/01/2016

Salaried jobs provide opportunities and flexibility. Government regulators want to take those options away.

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Ignorance Is More Costly in Politics than in Markets

The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog10/16/2016

Not understanding how politics works will prove to be much more harmful than ignorance about how markets work.

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Latest Regs Show "Consumer Protection" Can Justify Pretty Much Anything

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory

Blog10/11/2016

When new and burgeoning markets find themselves operating in unregulated territories, it does not take long for the state to intervene.

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