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You Can Now Rent Your Wardrobe — Another Miracle of the Sharing Economy

– December 12, 2018

The sharing economy has made sharing our private property and time more than acceptable; it’s made it a glamorous occupation. As millennials transform side hustles into how they make a living, yet another aspect of our personal lives is becoming fair game: our closets.

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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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More or Better Rules Will Not Save Us

– October 25, 2018

Society is much closer to a complex biological organism than to a matrix of engineering principles with explicit, contingent rules.

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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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Voting Is Not Self-Expression

– October 24, 2018

Voting may be many things, but the least of them is self-expression. Conceding the sufficiency of multi-billion dollar political contests among highly vetted, meticulously-coached candidates is a guaranteed road to self-negation.

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