Why The New Deal Is The Most Undeservedly Deified Chapter In U.S. History.

Painful though they are, recessions are a necessary cleansing, much like a hangover after tying one on the night before.  An economy gets purged of its excess and bad practices, and resources are consequently redeployed to more valuable endeavors. When left alone, an economy is much more likely to snap back strongly, quickly. 

Jeff Bezos Makes Us 49 Times Richer Than We Make Him.

The new economy's industries are marked by easy entrance and exit: bright ideas were readily funded, but imitators are just as quick to follow. Additionally, information is expensive to produce but inexpensive to reproduce, a factor that will erode the value of intellectual property rights and reduce the durability of Schumpeterian profits in that sector.

Markets Work. Government Doesn’t.

California’s Secretary of Health and Human Services, Mark Ghaly, let the mask (pun intended) slip on December 9 when he admitted that the newly imposed ban on outdoor dining was “not a comment on the relative safety of outdoor dining”, but rather had to do “with the goal of keeping people at home.”

Get Ready For The Californication Of America.

Californians are witnessing the fruits of the Democrats’ relentless determination to control government. After having successfully shoved Republicans off to the fringes, the state has imposed a seemingly endless series of tax hikes, intrusive environmental regulations, and costly mandates on businesses.

Unions Fight For Teachers At The Expense Of Our Children.

Thomas Sowell points out that while only 10 percent of the traditional public schools he studied had a majority of students passing at the “proficient” level on the mathematics exam, 68 percent of charter schools achieved that level. When it comes to the English test, the numbers are 14 percent and 65 percent respectively.

Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are: Entrepreneurs Must Use The Institutions of Entrepreneurship To Thrive In the Technological Epoch

Within the institutions of entrepreneurship, one should be able to drop down their bucket where they are. Institutions of entrepreneurship should make room for new entrepreneurial participants via technological devices, i.e., smartphones, tablets, laptops. Higher levels of entrepreneurship are not the cause but the effect of technological advancements.

Only Capitalism qua Capitalism Saves the Planet From the Slavery’s Equality

The unknown ideal, the ultimate solution to social domination, and its horrid extreme - slavery, is the self-evident morality of capitalism. It is the socioeconomic system that bans force from all voluntary, human interaction. Free markets are rooted in rational self-interest, its foundation is the morally derived principle of rights, and their axiomatic truth is in the primacy of existence.

It’s Time to Stop Believing These Political Myths We Are Fed.

Perhaps the biggest myth to die this year was that Americans’ constitutional rights are safeguarded by the Bill of Rights. After the Covid-19 pandemic began, governors in state after state effectively placed scores of millions of citizens under house arrest – dictates that former Attorney General Bill Barr aptly compared to “the greatest intrusion on civil liberties” since the end of slavery.

These 5 Principles Signal Guaranteed Government Failure.

As with every other government regulation, a one-size-fits-all policy is crude and unjust and usually causes more harm than good. Hayekian “local knowledge” is needed in order to address this issue and this is something government is most unlikely to be able to provide.

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