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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Doesn't Understand What Capitalists Do

Blog12/05/2018

While it may seem to many that the capitalist provides no benefit to the market, but without Earnhardt Jr. taking on the function of the entrepreneur, there would be no car to drive, no strategy to call, no wrench to turn.

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French Protestors Fume over Climate Taxes and a Rising Cost of Living

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/04/2018

French protests over a new climate-change-inspired fuel tax highlight high costs imposed on ordinary people by climate-change policies.

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The Edict of Diocletian: A Case Study in Price Controls and Inflation

Money and Banks

12/04/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
Emperor Diocletian attempt to fix Roman inflation with price controls. His plan failed just as it would have if tried today.
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For Climate Interventionists, New Taxes are Only the Beginning

12/04/2018Power & Market

The climate interventionists won’t stop with a carbon tax. How do I know? Because they've said so.

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China Was Desperate for a Trade Deal, but the G-20 Agreement is a Mirage

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog12/04/2018

This trade deal is not only vague, conditional and temporary — it will fail to stop the global economic slowdown.

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Medicare for All: Administrative Costs Are Much Higher than You Think

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog12/04/2018

Those pushing Medicare for All rely on the presumption that it will generate huge administrative efficiencies. But they greatly underestimate the program's real administrative cost.

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Double Your Gift with the Year-End 2018 Schlarbaum Match

Education

Blog12/03/2018

Gary Schlarbaum is delighted to match your gift now through December 9. 

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Who Conserves Our Resources?

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Conservation will take place where individuals are allowed to seek solutions. Necessity is the mother not only of invention but of conservation as well.

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