Money

George Landrith speaks out against expanding electric car subsidies
2018-10-25

Heller's bill is a horrible idea. Fredric Bastiat called it "legalized plunder."... Read more

How Summer Jobs Shaped Me into a More Responsible Person
2018-10-23

We can only acquire so many lessons in school, and working creates other opportunities to learn.... Read more

Have Antipoverty Programs Increased Poverty?
2018-10-23

Economists James Gwartney and Thomas McCaleb talk about four disincentive mechanisms: the higher real benefit effect, the high implicit tax effect, the... Read more

Regulate Google, Facebook, and Twitter as Public Utilities? Bad Idea.
2018-10-22

Regulating tech companies like public utilities only entrenches them as monopolies, which is the opposite of what we want.... Read more

The Myths about Money in Politics Are Worse Than the Reality
2018-10-18

Claims about the dangers of money in politics are riddled with ignorance and hypocrisy.... Read more

President Trump's Deregulation Continues
2018-10-17

President Trump Is Following Through On His Promise To Cut Burdensome Red Tape And Unleash The American Economy... Read more

Can the Government Speed Up Innovation?
2018-10-17

If the law precedes technological advancement, then industry will not be able to keep up. If the law is made after the advancement, then it wasn't nece... Read more

Forget Lemonade Stands, These 'Kidtrepreneurs' Are Running Million-Dollar Companies
2018-10-16

More and more kids are embracing their entrepreneurial spirits and running wildly successful businesses.... Read more

Why People Should Stop Saying “Government Should Be Run Like a Business”
2018-10-10

This suggestion reflects a poor understanding of what makes the private sector successful in the first place.... Read more

SWIFT and the Weaponization of the U.S. Dollar
2018-10-09

The U.S. has used the system as a stick before. Continuing down this path could trigger de-dollarization and an ensuing currency crisis.... Read more

The One Question You Can Ask to Uncover a President’s Economic Principles
2018-10-05

What is the economic problem that society faces, and how will you help solve it?... Read more

Would the US be Happy Doing Things the ‘Swedish Way’?
2018-10-03

Sweden has traditionally been portrayed in the US political debate as the epitome of democratic socialism... but would such a system work here?... Read more

We Must Give Amazon Credit Where It's Due
2018-10-02

Amazon has raised wages, and this is a big win for the free market.... Read more

Rich Executives Are No More Our Enemies Than Small Business Owners
2018-10-02

Jeff Bezos is no more our enemy than the small business owner next door.... Read more

How “Capitalism” Became a Dirty Word
2018-10-01

The word “capitalism” carries a lot of baggage. To understand why, we must look briefly at its historical origins.... Read more