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Love and the Market Economy

– March 10, 2019

For centuries, the whole point of commercial capitalism has been missed. It is not about material greed much less exploitation and exclusion. Its fundamental theme is love of this special sort. That is its driving energy and ethos. This love permeates every aspect of its operations. It requires love. It rewards love. It elicits love. It lives on love.

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Where Did AOC Get Her Sweet Potatoes?

– February 25, 2019

It drives me crazy to see people so fully enjoying the benefits from private property, trade, technology, and capitalistic endeavor even as they blithely propose to truncate dramatically the very rights that bring them such material joy, without a thought as to how their ideology might dramatically affect the future of mass availability of wealth that these ideologues so casually take for granted.

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The End of Agriculture As We Know It

– February 1, 2019

Our lives are on the brink of an enormous change, and something that has been a part of human life (and the foundation of society) for several thousand years is about to be changed utterly and drastically reduced.

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Great Works on Liberty That Could Change People’s Minds

– January 30, 2019

If there’s one article or book you wish those on “the other side” could read with an open mind, what would it be?

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Pave the Muddy Paths

– January 22, 2019

Imagine that a new university has been built, and you are on the committee charged with laying out the sidewalks. What would you do?

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Uber’s Self-Driving Tech Is Back — Here’s What It Means for the Disabled

– January 7, 2019

Uber is not just helping common people by expanding their earning possibilities, it’s also giving folks with disabilities a shot at being more productive and independent, especially now that it’s back at testing its self-driving car technology.

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Classical Liberalism and the Limits to Compromise

– January 4, 2019

Liberty in its personal, social, and economic aspects cannot be compromised without threatened and actual loss of its essential qualities and a losing of the moorings that protect humanity from the paternalistic and overbearing and tyrannizing state.

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Markets are Not Perfect, They Are Essential

– December 26, 2018

Instead of striving for a theoretical ideal of perfection, markets are supercomputers of epic proportions, leveraging the information and motivation of every individual to make sure the right resources get to the right places at the right time.

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What Amazon Really Means for Small Businesses

– December 17, 2018

Amazon has changed the landscape for small retailers in for more interesting ways than a simple narrative can convey.

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What You Need to Know about the Great IP Dispute Between the US and China

– December 17, 2018

For China to crack down on its supposed violators of IP, import US law as its own, permit US courts to enforce it, and acquiesce to every other point demanded by the US, even if these impossibilities were possible, would end in making its economy less free, less productive, and more dangerous for free enterprise.

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Experts Say Amazon Has Its Eye on Acquiring Target

– December 13, 2018

The Whole Foods brand has grown and Amazon’s stock soared. More importantly, this takeover woke up retail giants such as Kroger, whose stock suffered a great hit following the purchase. So when experts alerted the world early in 2018 that Amazon was going to purchase Target as well, everyone paid attention.

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You Can Now Rent Your Wardrobe — Another Miracle of the Sharing Economy

– December 12, 2018

The sharing economy has made sharing our private property and time more than acceptable; it’s made it a glamorous occupation. As millennials transform side hustles into how they make a living, yet another aspect of our personal lives is becoming fair game: our closets.

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