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November 17, 2020
Do Not Trust Governments with the Control of Money
Why is the gold standard hated so much by these critics?
Government & Politics
November 4, 2020
Lockdowns as a Political Tragedy of the Commons
A number of European governments are reinstituting degrees of new social and economic lockdowns in the name of slowing down a new wave of Coronavirus cases
Government & Politics
November 3, 2020
And the Election Winner is . . . Inflation in a Landslide
Regardless as to which candidate secures the Presidency on November 3rd (or some subsequent date), the administration must cope with unprecedented federal debt.
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Government & Politics
October 28, 2020
Unmasking Paul Krugman’s Misrepresentation of Ayn Rand
He claimed that the U.S. has suffered from almost 9 million Coronavirus cases and experienced 230,000 deaths all because Ayn Rand and libertarians in general teach a philosophy of misplaced “freedom”
Government & Politics
October 21, 2020
Government Policies Have Worsened the Coronavirus Crisis
There is no doubt that 2020 has become a unique event in almost everyone’s life due to the Coronavirus and the response of almost all governments everywhere in the world
Government & Politics
October 14, 2020
The Pandemic or the Lockdown: Which Has Been Worse?
The COVID Tracker website reports 201,000 deaths through October 4 for a value of $2 trillion using the VSL

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March 23, 2020
By Joe Barnett
The Buckeye Institute recommends actions to reduce the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 Epidemic on Ohio's Economy.
March 20, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
The City of Dallas is considering regulating rentals, while Austin fights in court for its ordinance.
March 18, 2020
By Seton Motley
Capitalism is the best solution to deal with the Coronavirus.
March 17, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The Coronavirus outbreak will bring long-lasting lessons to all people of Earth. The one message we must fight is that big government solved the crisis.
March 2, 2020
By Jeff Stier
Meeting Americans’ needs, especially those of the neediest, requires free markets that can realize and reward the benefits of technological innovations, big and small. 
February 26, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Illinois state representative Camille Lilly recently sponsored a bill to restrict self-service gasoline stations. Would creating jobs for gas station attendants be good economics?
February 20, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
We like taxing businesses because they appear rich.  Yet the question of who truly pays business taxes is very complicated. 
February 19, 2020
By Juliana Knot
OECD Report finds teenagers’ choices for an “ideal career” have narrowed over the past two decades and don’t reflect the new economy.
February 11, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Apparently, Mayor Lightfoot is willing to cast aside her progressive values in a rather desperate attempt to tackle the city’s out-of-control debt by nickel and diming her constituents.
February 5, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The country is almost split down the middle about whether government does too much or too little.
February 3, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
The U.S. Supreme Court limited the scope of protection under existing law to employees who report wrongdoing directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
January 27, 2020
By Darren Brady Nelson
Companies that allegedly practice "surveillance capitalism" have become seemingly inescapable in our modern economy, leading a host of critics to explain the many ways those like Facebook and Google threaten our lives and freedoms.
January 20, 2020
By Scott Beyer
Review of Order Without Design: How Markets Shape Cities, by Alain Bertaud (MIT Press, 2018), 432 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0262038768; $36.64
January 15, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
"American Dream" Mall Opens after More than a Decade
January 9, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Plea bargains let persons accused of crimes plead guilty and receive reduced charges or a reduced sentence.
January 6, 2020
By Bartlett Cleland
Public-spectrum auctions led by the FCC are a step toward market-based spectrum management and privatization of public airwaves while maintaining needed governance of spectrum.
January 3, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Peachtree State faces the prospect of soaring population growth and a woefully inadequate housing supply, especially in the booming Atlanta metropolitan area.
December 27, 2019
By Juliana Knot
Overall, more people are employed, and they are working more hours on the job, the Census Bureau reports.
December 18, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
Revenue from taxes on carbon-dioxide emissions could be redistributed in various ways
December 18, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
One of the great fallacies arrogantly believed in by those in political power is the notion that they can know enough to manage and command the lives of everyone in society with better results than if people are left to live their lives as they choose.
December 16, 2019
By David Tuerck
Profile of a partner organization in the freedom movement
December 15, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
GM lost billions, and workers gained little.
December 12, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
The Austrian School of Economics has been one of the most original and insightful approaches to economic understanding over the last century and a half.
November 27, 2019
By Clifford Thies
"Mattress Mack" bet a total of $13 million on the Houston Astros winning the World Series, not because he's such a fan, but to cover his business losses if that were to happen.
November 20, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
Who do people consider to be less ethical or honest than either telemarketers or used car salesman? If you said Washington politicians, you’d be right on the button.
November 14, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
The booming economy is the primary driver of the dramatic decrease.
November 12, 2019
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
There is a sense these days, whether in politics or academia, that people should shape their own realities and each result is as valid or real as any other.
November 12, 2019
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
On Tuesday, Disney will release an amazing thing that no one on the planet could have anticipated 10 years ago: a service that streams Disney programming on the Internet available to subscribers for $7 per month.
October 8, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
By most measures of income, yes, but income does not account for the cost of living. 
October 4, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
The Business Roundtable (BR), a group of chief executive officers (CEOs) of some of America’s largest corporations, recently released a statement claiming that businesses have a broader purpose than simply making profit. 
September 18, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
We increasingly live in a new “dark age” of economic ignorance, and even stupidity.
September 12, 2019
By Clifford Thies
In a recent survey of business economists, only 4 percent said they expected a recession to begin by the end of the year.
September 6, 2019
By James Agresti
The privilege of living in the U.S. affords poor people with more material resources than the averages for most of the world’s richest nations.
September 6, 2019
By Richard Ebeling
September 2019 marks 70 years since the appearance of Ludwig von Mises’s Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, one of the truly great “classics” of modern economics.
September 6, 2019
By Jeffrey A. Tucker
Lobster is a perfect example of how capitalism is forever making a mess of any entrenched sense of what is fancy and what is plain.
August 28, 2019
By Merrill Matthews
Millions of Americans seem to think large corporations have made the American Dream possible.
August 19, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The New York state law requires farms to allow workers to engage in collective bargaining rights and would impose overtime pay requirements and eligibility for unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation.
August 16, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
Smaller cities in the United States are growing much more quickly than large ones, reversing a trend earlier in the 2010-2019 decade.
August 14, 2019
By Robert Genetski
Review of People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent by Joseph E. Stiglitz
August 13, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Government paternalism consists not only of giving people things they didn’t pay for, but also in preventing people from making decisions that, in the benevolent judgment of superintending bureaucrats, aren’t in their best interest.