Money

Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Eliminate Student Debt Is Worse Than You Think
2019-05-06

The elimination of monetary incentives can hardly have anything but a material detrimental effect on the quality of education provided in the US.... Read more

My Elder’s Misguided Prayer on “Starvation Wages”
2019-05-06

The necessity of mutual gains to sellers and buyers is a simple, powerful proposition that escapes guilt-trippers’ thought processes.... Read more

Game of Thrones Shows the Problems of Centralized Power
2019-05-06

The show acts almost as a thought experiment for what happens when imperfect human beings vie for control in a power vacuum and subsequently attain the... Read more

You Can Work for the Bernie 2020 Campaign, but Don't Expect Health Insurance
2019-05-03

The Sanders campaign is currently advertising nearly two dozen job positions on the campaign website.... Read more

Freedom or Government Control — There Is No True "Third Way"
2019-05-03

Government interventions in the marketplace create side effects which distort markets and impoverish consumers. ... Read more

The Definition of Inflation Is Incomplete
2019-05-03

Today, mainstream economists hold the notion that inflation is an increase in the price of goods or services. The issue with this definition is that it... Read more

Five Reasons for the Weakness of the Argentine Economy
2019-05-02

It is not easy to change the failed policies of the Kirchner era without recognizing the enormous monetary and fiscal hole created by the previous admi... Read more

How a Tiny Village Transformed China’s Economy by Proving Incentives Matter
2019-05-02

Separating reward from effort kills the initiative to work.... Read more

One Reason Teachers Should Be Paid More
2019-05-02

Teacher salaries haven’t kept pace with student spending...... Read more

Bernie’s Senior Economic Advisor Sees No Problem in Printing Unlimited Money
2019-05-01

If a country created more money than its economy could possibly justify, its money would mean nothing!... Read more

Listen to Immigrants Who've Actually Lived Under Socialism
2019-05-01

By every major benchmark, today is the best time in history, thanks to the triumph of free peoples, free minds and free markets.... Read more

The Government Wants to Protect You from (Affordable) Digital Eye Exams
2019-05-01

This law has little to do with patient safety and everything to do with protectionism.... Read more

Food Prices in 1919 Compared to Today
2019-05-01

Capitalism isn't as "irredeemable" as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would have you to believe.... Read more

AOC's $7 Croissant and the Value of Labor
2019-04-30

Justice requires different pay for different contributions.... Read more

California Lawmakers Take Aim at Single-Use Shampoo Bottles—Amid Poo Epidemic
2019-04-30

Of course, the measure allows state and local agencies to issue citations and impose fines, so government fundraising is also in the mix.... Read more