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Government Cannot Select the Right Immigrants

– September 6, 2019

Why believe that the state can pick the right immigrants but not the right industries to subsidize?  

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Repeal Gouging Laws Before the Hurricane Hits

– August 31, 2019

Price gouging laws are effectively knowledge embargoes that keep people positioned to help from getting the message.

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That Labor Union Poll Is Not Believable

– August 30, 2019

Union leaders may rejoice that the public increasingly approves of what they do, but poll data do not support that conclusion. 

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Why Shouldn’t Brazil Burn Its Rainforest?

– August 29, 2019

Instead of reproaching politicians, sensationalizing the news, or projecting imminent environmental disaster, let’s consider the more intriguing idea: maybe Brazil should clear more of its rainforest rather than less.

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Remote Work: The Right Response to a Labor Market Made Complex by Government

– August 28, 2019

They also noticed a boost in productivity when full freedom was in effect, whereas giving limited flexibility to semi-autonomous employees didn’t make a big difference.

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More Force Won’t Fix the American Diet

– August 27, 2019

Despite a massive health crisis, a tremendously sickened population, and being surrounded by the catastrophic results of bad government policy, there is almost no movement at all to free the market, fix the food, and get healthy again. 

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What My Friends on the Left Need to Know About the Green New Deal

– August 26, 2019

A plan like Sanders’ Green New Deal will not successfully achieve the goals it lays out, and is likely to cause significant damage to the economy.

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Hot-Car Deaths Are Heartbreaking, but Shouldn’t Be an Excuse for More Regulation

– August 26, 2019

While the goal is an honorable one, considering that added layers of safety would help to prevent deaths, the unintended consequences of flooding the car industry with a greater number of regulations aren’t being addressed.

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Tariff Threats Yield Money for Nothing for Government

– August 21, 2019

Suppose a government official is in a position to impose rules that will affect every firm in a major industry.

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The Way Not to Fix Education, Housing, and Health Care

– August 20, 2019

The proposed remedy, of course, is always government intervention — a remedy, alas, that is destined to fail.

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Coercion in Government Employment

– August 19, 2019

Unions love exclusive representation. They fought hard to secure it, and they will fight just as hard to preserve it.

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“Do Something” Is a Dangerous Demand to Make of Politicians

– August 8, 2019

If we really want the political class to do something, my humble suggestion that they stop fomenting tribal wars that fuel hatreds and instead point out the great lesson of modernity that people in all their diversity can work together in peace.

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