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Labor and Wages
The welfare state has impaired immigrants' success in integrating into and contributing to the Swedish economy.
Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free Trade
Historically, US immigration policy limited rejection and deportation to those deemed to be either criminals or incapable of supporting themselves economically. The modern quota system takes a far more arbitrary approach.
Labor and WagesPoverty
Although they're not stylish places according to wealthy coastal elites, many metro areas in the United States still contain a lot of affordable housing.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages
The average California state government worker earns 23 percent more in total compensation than their similarly skilled and educated private-sector counterpart.
Free MarketsGlobal EconomyLabor and Wages
The answer to why people continue to work in such deplorable conditions is pretty simple: they don’t have any other options.
Cronyism and CorporatismLabor and WagesPoverty
The dominant immigration narrative in France ignores the importance of free trade, freedom in employment, and the importance of voluntary charity.
Labor and WagesLegal System
We should stop asking if workers deserve a “living wage” and start asking if the minimum wage actually helps workers obtain one.
The EntrepreneurLabor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeValue and Exchange
Business owners understand that the key to prosperity is to reduce costs and deliver more goods to the customer. Wage workers, however, often want higher prices in order to "protect" their jobs.
Labor and WagesTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
The US military has long acted as a jobs program, for both citizens and non-citizens alike. It's time to cut it all back.
Profit-oriented business organizations that demand political conformity in the workplace are mimicking government agencies, and we must turn to Mises's book Bureaucracy for guidance.