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“The right to be forgotten” — a privacy right or Orwellian incinerator?
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
The so-called 'right to be forgotten' may be coming to America. But does it run counter to free speech?
Fear of robot labor is fear of the free market
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
An increased use of robots will cause a dislocation of labor, which will be painful for some in the near term. But if market forces are allowed to function, the dislocation will be temporary and life will improve for everyone.
The Feds attack FedEx on behalf of Big Pharma and expand the police state
AUGUST 12, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
A case against FedEx could mean better business for Big Pharma. It could also mean the end of one of the few slivers of privacy we have left.
Those who get hitched are more likely to get rich
JULY 08, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
While married people tend to be wealthier than singles, decades of State intervention help divorce ruin people financially.
Big Brother is not only watching, but gathering more power
MAY 21, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
America's surveillance State has always aimed at social and political control. But the NSA isn't the only story; it might not even be our biggest threat.
Children suffer, but they aren’t the point
APRIL 23, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
When a California teachers' union leader gave a "candid" speech, he made it clear that quality education for children takes a back seat to unrelated political and social goals--as well as to the unions' own interests.
Time for regulators to take their boot off the neck of microbusiness
APRIL 14, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
Jobs are still scarce. Why are regulators keeping people from creating their own jobs with home businesses?
Labor politics is desperate, thanks to capital mobility
MARCH 28, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
Labor union dynamics are changing; a recent vote at a Volkswagen plant struck a blow against the UAW's strategy to adapt.
Why is America’s prison population soaring?
JANUARY 21, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY
Police states are the mother of prison complexes. Whatever solutions arise will come from shining the harsh light of reality upon both.
JULY 30, 2013 by WENDY MCELROY
Homeschooling produces better students at lower prices than government schools, with less time spent on indoctrination. So of course the government sees it as a threat.