selfcheckout

Don’t Feel Bad About Using the Self Checkout

– July 19, 2019

You’re not spreading prosperity when you choose the labor-intensive option just because it’s labor intensive. You’re actually wasting resources.

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theboss

Why Do You Have a Boss?

– July 16, 2019

Bosses are part of firms, which are hierarchies, small self-contained networks of command within the larger system of market chaotic and unplanned market processes.

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Megan Rapinoe Understands Economics

– July 13, 2019

When asked about how fans can support the fight for equal pay, Rapinoe basically said that fans could pay them more.

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There Is No One Answer to Rule Them All

– July 12, 2019

We aren’t respecting others’ liberty, dignity, and autonomy as independent and independently valuable moral agents when we coerce them.

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The Economics of South Park

– July 11, 2019

This cartoon has some surprisingly sound arguments on social issues and economics. 

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coolwallstreet

Reasons to Oppose a Tax on Trading

– July 10, 2019

Trading is the very soul of the market economy. Taxing it is a sure path to killing that soul.

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goldbricks

The Workings of the Gold Standard

– July 8, 2019

Interventionist monetary policies, intending to lower interest rates to boost the economy or increase employment, are circumscribed.

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falsepromise

Progressive Promises and the Cost To Liberty

– July 8, 2019

Keep in mind what “progressive” means in this political context: an increase in the size, scope, and cost of government in American society.

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nationhouse

The Many Ways in Which a Nation Is Not Like a House

– July 8, 2019

The nation does not belong to anyone in the same way that a home belongs to its owner.

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tanglewood

The Magic of Tanglewood and Its Astonishing Success

– July 7, 2019

Tanglewood is a model for anyone concerned about the future of classical music to study and emulate.

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financialadvisor

How To Decode Investment Advisor Speak

– July 5, 2019

This is my short list of things I hear way too often in the investment industry, and my honest translation into English.

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Social Justice and the Siege Mentality

– July 5, 2019

The focus on social justice, even ahead of helping the desperate, seems to be something very deep in the human psyche. Still, our reason should be able to overcome it.

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