Sunday, January 20, 2019

Government Makes Healthcare Worse and More Expensive

by Adam Barsouk via FEE The State of Healthcare Today Sometimes it can seem like we are living in the Wild West of health care. It’s like the...

Atlas Mugged: Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Nationalize Corporations

by Jeffrey Harding via Mises Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged depicts a world where freedom and free markets are crushed by not-so-well-meaning politicians and bureaucrats. The story is...

Trumped-Up Economics

by Richard A. Epstein - Hoover Institution

Salvation through Squandering?

by Henry Hazlitt of Mises.org We are now being told that our prosperity has been kept going in the last few years by our huge...
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[VIDEO] The Rubin Report: Don Boudreaux

  The latest interview from Dave Rubin over at the The Rubin Report is with professor of economics at George Mason University, Donald J. Boudreaux. It's a great...

Happy 88th Birthday Thomas Sowell, One of the Greatest Living Economists

One of my all-time most favorite economists — Thomas Sowell — turns 88 today, he was born on June 30, 1930. Here is Thomas...

10 Years After the 2008 Financial Meltdown, How Has Capitalism Performed for Humanity?

by Marian L. Tupy of HumanProgress.org Last month marked 10 years since Bear Stearns collapsed and was purchased by JPMorgan Chase. Having lost billions of dollars...

Victims of Communism Day 2018

by Ilya Somin| Reason

Why Young Americans Are Drawn to Socialism

Capitalism has been the most dynamic force for economic progress in history. Over the past century, it has delivered billions of people out of...

The Seduction of Socialism

For the current generation, sometimes referred to as millennials, it appears one thing is more seductive than sex -- and that's socialism. https://townhall.com/columnists/calthomas/2018/07/26/the-seduction-of-socialism-n2503451

Economics Was Invented to Refute Trump’s Tariff Arguments – by Tom Mullen

Foundation for Economic Education - We've known tariffs are a bad idea since Adam Smith. When Adam Smith wrote Wealth of Nations, it wasn’t to refute...

How to Make Better Decisions by Understanding Opportunity Cost

by Zachary Slayback | Foundation for Economic Education

Are We Trapped in a Debt Spiral?

by George Will | National Review

History is Clear, Central Banks Fail to Assure Economic Stability

by Richard M. Ebeling via Mises.org The world has been plagued with periodic bouts of the economic rollercoaster of booms and busts, inflations and recessions,...

Make Capitalism Cool Again—the Future Depends on It

by Dillon Jones via FEE A recent Gallup Poll found that, for the first time in the polling company’s measurement over the past decade, Democrats now have a more...

AEI: Friday Evening Links

by Mark J. Perry | American Enterprise Institute

Keynesism Crippled by Facts

by Henry Hazlitt | Mises Institute Keynesism—the philosophy of big government spending, deficit financing, and continuous inflation—today dominates the policy of nearly every government in...

How Socialized Medicine Creates Dependence

The bad news is that socialized medicine creates dependence. The good news is that you can choose otherwise. Over at the Reason Hit and Run...