Poverty

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The Liberation of Women

PovertyU.S. History

Blog05/26/2018

The tremendous advances, which have made it possible for women to achieve recognition as persons are undoubtedly due in large part to capitalistic contributions.

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How the IMF Keeps Sub-Sahara Africa in Poverty

Global EconomyPovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/12/2018

The bureaucrats at the IMF and other international bureaucracies actually want people to believe that bigger government means more prosperity.

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American Houses Keep Getting Bigger — And so Does American Debt

PovertyU.S. History

Blog04/04/2018

In spite of rising debt and worries about long term trends in affordability, new American houses and apartments are larger than they've ever been before. 

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Why Politicians so Often Fail to Protect the Property Rights of the Poor

Bureaucracy and RegulationPoverty

Blog03/06/2018

Throughout US history, government agents have often discarded "pure" property rights in favor of "development." 

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Trump's Tariffs, Fannie's Funding: How High Can Rents Climb?

PovertyU.S. History

Blog02/27/2018
Renters can't keep paying higher and higher rents, as nearly half of all renter households pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing.

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Let Us Eradicate Poverty, Not Demolish Wealth

Global EconomyPoverty

Blog02/07/2018
We are living in a time when actual poverty reduction is ignored to focus on interventionist messages about "inequality."

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Why California Has the Nation's Worst Poverty Rate

PovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog01/17/2018
Earlier this week, the 'LA Times' reminded its readers that California has the highest poverty rate in the nation.

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Private Sponsorship of Immigrants Is a Viable Alternative

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog12/27/2017
Private sponsorship regimes sidestep the public welfare issue by attaching liability to specific people rather than the state as a whole.

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Corporations Can't Oppress Us without the State's Help

Corporate WelfarePovertyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/27/2017
Fear of a corporate takeover of our lives is based on an incorrect conflation of political and economic power.

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Does Ethnic Heterogeneity Make Homicide Worse in the Americas?

Legal SystemPovertyWorld History

Blog10/06/2017
"Social disorganization" — and thus higher crime rates — are often a result of interactions between different and competing cultural groups.

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