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Admiration Does Not Mean Blind Devotion

EducationMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog08/11/2016

Maybe the best thing we can do then is to let ourselves be guided by Bastiat's saying: "The worst thing that can happen to a good cause is, not to be skillfully attacked, but to be ineptly defended."

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Brazil's Olympics: Cronies Feast while the People Starve

Corporate WelfareGlobal EconomyMedia and Culture

Blog08/08/2016

The Olympics is one big party for politically-connected millionaires and other "elites" at the expense of ordinary taxpayers.

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Insider Trading and Taxes: The State Wants to Read Your Mind

Legal SystemMedia and CultureCalculation and Knowledge

Blog08/03/2016

The state at all levels is unable to legislate against intent despite its best efforts.

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What Pokémon Go Teaches Us About Capitalism

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureSubjectivism

Blog08/01/2016

Pokémon Go contains many elements of capitalism, even those which its critics most revile.

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The Pharma-Fed Doctor

HealthMedia and CultureTaxes and Spending

Blog07/28/2016

It is true that perks from pharma companies influence doctors. But pharma dollars are nothing compared to the subsidies doled out by governments.

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Are Advertising "Bribes" Unethical?

Media and CulturePolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog07/25/2016

If the FTC really cared about the harmful effects of hidden sponsorships and fraudulent goods, it would spend all its time investigating government.

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The Week in Review: July 23, 2016

Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurMedia and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog07/22/2016

As expected, this week's political convention failed to offer any real solutions to the problems we face.

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NBC's The Blacklist: Why Reddington Is Better than the State

Media and Culture

Blog07/21/2016

The Blacklist's Raymond Reddington illustrates how private-sector criminals are often better than the public-sector kind.

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FTC Cracks Down on Sponsored Content

Free MarketsLegal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog07/21/2016

Even if consumer protection regulation is motivated by good intentions, it inevitably undermines competition and consumer welfare.

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Wild Grumblers Appear: T-Mobile’s Pokémon Go Deal and Net Neutrality

Media and Culture

Blog07/18/2016

The grumblers say that T-Mobile's free data for Pokémon Go violates a net neutrality rule.

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