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Uber and the jitney … everything old is new again

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Regulators ran jitney operators out of every town in America. But something important has changed the game in passengers' favor.

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What a Principled Social Movement Looks Like

“Libertarian was their counter-culture; it contained multitudes”

FEBRUARY 24, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The new libertarianism is neither left nor right but its own thing: a maturation of the classical-liberal conviction that society can be built without dependency on the state.

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#45 – “Robots and Computerization Cause Unemployment”

FEBRUARY 20, 2015 by WENDY MCELROY

Fear of robot labor is fear of the free market.

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Open-source currencies create new property paradigms

FEBRUARY 18, 2015 by ANDREAS ANTONOPOULOS

The sharing economy creates conditions where increased participation adds to the underlying good's value and benefits all participants.

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8 Goofs in Jonathan Gruber’s Health Care Reform Book

This Obamacare architect’s propaganda piece is a comic of errors

FEBRUARY 17, 2015 by MATT PALUMBO

A piece of pre-Obamacare propaganda reveals the extent of the errors and distortions that fueled the debate and helped get the monstrous legislation passed.

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The Force That Liberated Women

The innovations and opportunities of modern markets freed women more than men

FEBRUARY 17, 2015 by STEPHEN DAVIES

Capitalism liberated women from the reality of living in a world of little innovation, slow or nonexistent growth, and chronic material deprivation.

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A Loophole for the Wealthy?

Demystifying capital gains

FEBRUARY 12, 2015 by KIM HENRY

It would seem that capital gains are simply a way for the wealthiest individuals to enrich themselves. But when we look deeper, we see that such investment is an economy's lifeblood.

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Do We Need the State to License Professionals?

Voluntary mechanisms tell the public which professionals are qualified

FEBRUARY 11, 2015 by ROBERT P. MURPHY

There are better and cheaper ways to achieve safety and efficacy than building state licensing regimes.

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Liberty’s Network Effect

Thanks to FEE, I started working for liberty in Honduras

FEBRUARY 10, 2015 by JORGE COLINDRES

From poverty and political change came a glimmer of hope in Honduras. My life changed thanks to the power of ideas shared by FEE.

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The Eugenics Plot Behind the Minimum Wage

There really was a white male scheme to exterminate African Americans

FEBRUARY 10, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

The minimum wage has a dark, racist history. And the great irony is that its malicious intent is unwittingly being realized today.

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