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Data privacy debacle down under: Is Australia’s My Health Record doomed?

Australia — the “lucky country” whose foray into building a government-funded nationwide fiber network has resulted in cost blowouts, uptake disappointments, regulatory wrinkles, and system redesigns — may be on...

What My Experience in Mexico Made Me Realize about the Future...

Medical tourism may very well be how to save health care from stifling regulation. https://fee.org/articles/what-my-experience-in-mexico-made-me-realize-about-the-future-of-health-care/

Russian Ads on Facebook Helped Democrats and the Left

The Russians, we learned learned this week, appear to have meddled already in the upcoming midterm elections with a series of advertisements on Facebook...

Opportunity Zones Fuel Corruption

by Chris Edwards via CATO The federal government dispenses unequal treatment to Americans through subsidies, regulations, and narrow tax breaks. The unequal treatment generates lobbying and...

Why I Objected to a Bill That Would Ban 3D Gun...

Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump tweeted, “I am looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the public. Already spoke to NRA, doesn’t seem...

The American Art of Renewal

Make America Great Again” is the oft-caricatured slogan of the Donald Trump presidency. When Trump was elected, he boasted of jump-starting the economy to...

Welfare Spending Did Not Decrease Poverty, Capitalism Did

Last September, I shared some very encouraging data showing how extreme poverty dramatically has declined in the developing world. And I noted that this progress happened during...

Socialist Experiments

by David Boaz via CATO In the summer of 1982, after the Cato Institute’s week-long seminar at Dartmouth, I drove to Boston with one of...

There Are a Lot of Reasons to Feel Optimistic about America’s...

After Wednesday’s gloom, here are a few thoughts about reasons for optimism for the future . . . We groan that we’re governed by crooks, incompetents,...

Should Schools Embrace Competitive Teacher Pay?

by Ryan Walters In 1999, George W. Bush said, in a speech to the Latin Business Association, "Some say it is unfair to hold disadvantaged children to...

The Power of Ideas and the Great Emancipation of 1834

by Lawrence W. Reed via FEE August 1st should be celebrated as one of the most glorious days for liberty in world history. You’re scratching your head about...

The Real Cost of Medicare for All is in Lives, Not...

by Tho Bishop via Mises A recently released study by the Mercatus Center has placed renewed focus on the fiscal costs of Medicare for All. The study finds that...

K-12: Parallels with Venezuela

Such a marvelous country.  Venezuela is twice the size of California, with a mix of tropical and temperate climates, with 1,500 miles of oceanfront and,...

Some Ideas To Think About

Poverty is no mystery, and it's easily avoidable. The poverty line that the Census Bureau used in 2016 for a single person was an...

Trump Further Chips Away at Obamacare by Expanding Short-Term Health Plans

The Trump administration moved Wednesday to expand health insurance options and affordability for Americans, with a new rule allowing cheaper new and renewable health...

Inflation to Hit 1 Million Percent in Collapsing, Socialist Venezuela

Venezuela’s inflation may hit 1 million percent by the end of the year, the International Monetary Fund announced on Monday. This incredible hyperinflation is reminiscent of Weimar...
Brett Kavanaugh and Donald Trump

Here’s The Libertarian Case For Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Nomination

Libertarians aren’t going to agree with Kavanaugh on everything—we don’t agree on everything ourselves!—but he’s a big step forward for constitutional liberty. http://thefederalist.com/2018/07/29/heres-libertarian-case-brett-kavanaughs-supreme-court-nomination/

‘Medicare For All’ Would Cost $32.6 Trillion

The single-payer health care system advocated by Sen. Bernie Sanders (D., Vt.) under the tagline “Medicare for all” would cost the federal government $32.6...

[VIDEO] The Moral Case for Capitalism | Arthur Brooks

Arthur Brooks talks about the morality of the free enterprise system.   Arthur C. Brooks is an American social scientist, musician, and columnist for The New...

Everything You Need To Know About Socialism in 20 Quotes

1) "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money." -- Margaret Thatcher https://townhall.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2016/01/12/everything-you-need-to-know-about-socialism-in-20-quotes-n2103130
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