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Why Buildings are Collapsing in Cuba

– December 12, 2018

To save lives by ensuring that large-scale, sophisticated repairs for dilapidated buildings are swiftly and efficiently undertaken, the Cuban government must free the market for capital goods.

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Free Enterprise Pushed Teen Pregnancy Rate to Record Low

– December 10, 2018

More effective than any government program would have been, the introduction of the internet, increased access to birth control, and the increased awareness that came from a popular TV show obviously helped generations of teens to make better decisions about their own lives.​​​​​​​

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Walmart’s Mental Health Clinic Is Responding to the Market’s Needs

– November 30, 2018

The market provides, even when nobody expects it to. That’s the lesson we’ve learned from Walmart, whose Texas mental health clinic is helping customers in need. 

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In The Fifth Risk, Author Michael Lewis Wants You to Appreciate Government

– November 30, 2018

The rose-colored tint on the glasses through Michael Lewis views government is vibrant and intense, but for libertarians who want to see real, practical, and attainable change in the near term, Lewis’ arguments are worth taking seriously.

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Uber Responds to the Market, Invests in Making Rides Wheelchair-Accessible

– November 28, 2018

Unlike public agencies, companies must adapt to make sure their consumers are happy. Otherwise, they go out of business.

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Officials Pour Bleach on Food for the Homeless “for Their Safety”

– November 24, 2018

Claiming to be looking after the homeless’ safety, health officials said the food, which is prepared by volunteers at their own homes, is not good enough for people living on the street. After all, home-cooked meals could expose the needy to food-borne illness.

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The Ugly Truth About Amazon’s HQ2 Beauty Contest

– November 20, 2018

Amazon’s highly coveted HQ2 is probably a good deal for company and cities alike, but for the rest of us, it’s just another frustrating example of what happens when big business and big government join hands.

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The Fallacies of the Investment Theory of Politics

– October 30, 2018

The argument that politics is controlled by some of the wealthy and run for their benefit is largely correct, but the conclusion should be that we should restrict their opportunity to do this by limiting politics and government, not that we should expand them.

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No, Society Does Not Need Unity

– October 25, 2018

To understand the awesome power of heterogeneity is to adopt a different outlook on society itself. It is to embrace the core liberal claim: society doesn’t need top-down management, because it contains within itself the capacity for its own management.

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Let There Be Light!

– October 22, 2018

Light, as we know it today, is a commodity. That would not have been possible without the institutional prerequisites — freedom to create, own, and exchange — that built the modernity we too often take for granted.

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The Epic Battle to Control Your Thoughts

– October 20, 2018

No authority can substitute for the activity, creativity, and adaptability of the human mind.

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Nobel Roundup 2018

– October 10, 2018

Markets do not fail so much as courage and imaginations do.

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