Regulation

Firearms and the Problem of Rights

– September 17, 2019

Even if we somehow magically made all the guns go away, a few of our laziest, dullest mass murders might be deterred, but many would deploy instead even deadlier and more indiscriminate weapons of mass murder.

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Regulation

You Can’t Create Jobs by Outlawing Work

– September 13, 2019

You can kill the process of innovation, and harm the very workers you think you are trying to help. California has made a terrible mistake.

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Regulation
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Legal Moonshine At Last

– September 10, 2019

The producers are growing in number. The customer base is expanding. Everyone is winning. At some point, the regulations have to give way. 

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Regulation
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The Left’s Conservative Approach to Jobs

– September 9, 2019

Rather than helping people thrive in a world in which “one person, one job” makes less and less sense, the left advocates an outdated corporate-paternalistic model where “company men” work in the same factory or office their entire career.

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Regulation
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New Light On Price Gouging

– September 9, 2019

So-called “price gougers” actually increase the availability of needed goods and services in regions struck by natural disasters, an activity that causes prices in those regions to be lower than otherwise.

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Regulation
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It’s Lightbulb Liberation Day

– September 7, 2019

We live in times without much good news in politics. Let’s at least take the weekend to celebrate the embrace of progress, acquiescence to the wisdom of markets, the new freedom found for this hugely important symbol of humankind’s triumph over the poverty of nature. 

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Immigration, Regulation
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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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Regulation
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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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Regulation
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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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Regulation
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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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