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The Death of Karl Lagerfeld, and Clothing Too

The death of Karl Lagerfeld of Chanel (and so many other brands) was foreshadowed by an impending sense of doom in the world of fashion and clothing. Lagerfeld’s mind and imagination...
Jeffrey A. Tucker- Feb 20, 2019

The Labor Shortage Is Acute in Many Industries

Imagine you own a concrete-slab driveway. It’s solid and functional, but ugly and cracks more and more with each passing winter. With an eye toward making your driveway both more...
Peter C. Earle - Feb 20, 2019

These Regulations Are Making Truckers Less Safe — and Your Amazon Prime Membership More Costly

Indianapolis commuters are in for a treat on Thursday when truck drivers take it to Interstate 465 to protest regulations making their jobs too inflexible. Truckers involved in the “slow...
Chloe Anagnos- Feb 19, 2019

#FightFor15 N.Y. Fast-Food Workers: We’re Being Unfairly Fired

When supporters of minimum wage increases argued that entry-level workers were not getting paid enough to support their families, experts warned that forcing employers to increase the...
Chloe Anagnos- Feb 19, 2019

Who Can Claim Credit for the Karl Marx Monument?

Over the weekend, vandals attacked a monument to Karl Marx near his grave in London’s Highgate Cemetery. It was the second such attack in less than a month. While the first attempted to...
Phillip W. Magness- Feb 19, 2019

Why You Have to Bus Your Own Table

People assume that workers who will “get a raise” with higher minimum wages in effect in several states. But will people—potential low-income workers especially—be better off in the long...
Art Carden- Feb 19, 2019


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