The FCC’s Treatment of Huawei Is a Tremendous Embarrassment

– December 12, 2019

It’s said about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson that he’s a particularly challenging opponent. With Jackson there’s no preparing for the run or pass; rather there’s preparing for the run, pass, along with the horrifying possibility that Jack …

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The Link Between Prosperity and Freedom Is Even Stronger than You Think

– December 6, 2019

Dictatorships or authoritarian regimes (which also tend to be economically unfree) often put a lot of pressure on their bureaucrats to develop the economy and increase output. Thus are their data positively biased.

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Twenty Crazy Beliefs on Economics and Politics

– November 25, 2019

Why do so many American Progressives, fearing that rich people abuse state power, aim to reduce the riches of rich people, instead of the state power that Progressives admit is subject to being abused?Why do so many American Progressives wish to put ev …

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The Politicization of Taylor Swift

– November 23, 2019

Taylor Swift’s case isn’t about the power of private equity or the perfect workings of market capitalism. It doesn’t fit into any existing political paradigm. It is a dispute over enforced ownership rights that have been granted to the unownable.

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Proof That Tariffs Flood the Swamp

– November 13, 2019

Recently talking from the Senate floor, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) candidly acknowledged what most AIER readers have known for a long time: politicians are influenced by special interest groups, and, in many cases, this influence prevents them fro …

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The Most Beautiful Disruption in Media

– November 11, 2019

You can have your Hulu, your Netflix, your Disney, your Amazon, your YouTube, your movies at the theater, or your dusty old books. Everyone gets to win in a vibrant market order, consumers and producers both.

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Lyft’s Job Access Program Shows How the Market Provides Help Government Can’t

– November 1, 2019

Realizing that the ride-sharing app already had a great appeal among people in disadvantaged communities, Lyft took a step further.

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How to Ask for a Raise

– October 25, 2019

If you want to renegotiate and ask for different terms, that should be seen as just doing business. If it works, great. If it does not, you have to choose whether to stay.

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We Need More Free-Market Experiments Now

– October 24, 2019

An idea to disrupt cloistered markets, ideologically-induced psychological barriers, and suboptimal policies through radical innovation.

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The Solution to Blackouts and Wildfires in California

– October 23, 2019

It is time to liberate electric utility customers and bring innovation back to the once innovative electric utility industry that was pioneered by great inventors and businessmen such as Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse.

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Why Women Workers Might Be Less Willing to Delegate

– October 13, 2019

People love demographic generalization of the workplace because they simplify what is actually incomprehensibly complex. So the newest study of professional women was destined to go viral: “Women Are Less Likely to Delegate Than Men—and That Might Hurt …

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How the WeWork Mess Proves that Markets Work

– September 23, 2019

WeWork is one of the most high profile examples of a once high-flying organization that was first humbled, and then dragged back to earth due to internal issues that eventually came to light.

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