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What Is Seen and What Is Unseen: Government "Job Creation"

JUNE 10, 2009 by LARISSA PRICE

How can Obama and his economic advisers know what kinds of jobs will position our economy to "lead the world" in the long term? Indeed, how can we expect anyone to know what kinds of jobs will be able to offer such a guarantee of wealth and security, considering the enormous complexity of our world?

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What is Seen and What is Unseen: Government "Job Creation"

FEBRUARY 11, 2009 by LARISSA PRICE

Assuming Obama and his advisers are right -- that his plan will indeed save or create that many jobs -- what proof do we have that it will leave us better off than if it's not implemented at all?

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October 2014

Heavily-armed police and their supporters will tell you they need all those armored trucks and heavy guns. It's a dangerous job, not least because Americans have so many guns. But the numbers just don't support these claims: Policing is safer than ever--and it's safer than a lot of common jobs by comparison. Daniel Bier has the analysis. Plus, Iain Murray and Wendy McElroy look at how the Feds are recruiting more and more Americans to do their policework for them.
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