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City Governments Don't Care About Housing Affordability

Blog4 hours ago

If politicians cared about affordable housing, they'd be doing all they could to repeal regulations and encourage more construction.

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Happy Birthday Ralph!

Blog11 hours ago

Today would have been  Ralph Raico's eighty-second birthday. He was a foremost historian of classical liberalism and a leading libertarian theorist.​

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Our Easy-Money Economy Is Not Sustainable

Financial MarketsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

What causes financial crises, domestic and global, is the underlying, continuing credit expansion.

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Socialized Medicine Won't Solve America's Obesity Problem

Blog10/22/2018

The American lifestyle — not the American healthcare system — is likely the biggest factor in lagging American life expectancy.

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50 Years of Federal Gun Control: The 1968 Gun Control Act

Blog10/22/2018

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Gun Control Act of 1968.

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In Defense of Payday Lending

Free Markets

10/20/2018The Free Market
Banning or restricting payday lending primarily works to limit the choices and freedoms exercised by people with bad credit or low incomes.
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William Nordhaus vs. the U.N. on Climate Change Policy

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog10/20/2018

It is the boosters of aggressive government action, such as a carbon tax, who ignore the peer-reviewed research on climate change.

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Brett Kavanaugh, The Duke Lacrosse Team, and Déjà vu

Legal System

Blog10/20/2018

Politicians never let due process or evidence stand in the way of a declaration of guilt.

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