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It’s a choice between regulation by legislators or by consumers
JANUARY 14, 2015 by HOWARD BAETJER JR.
Government regulation is not the only kind of regulation; market forces also regulate. Recognizing this, communicating it to others, and getting the awareness into public discourse are key steps toward greater economic liberty.
The free market has its own brand of fiat
JANUARY 07, 2015 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
Until we're clear on the market's role in establishing the commonly accepted medium of exchange, we will continue to muddy the waters with talk of fiat versus free-market money.
Your freedom to choose your food is sacred
JANUARY 06, 2015 by WENDY MCELROY
If you are what you eat, then food laws are an attempt to control your identity.
A modest proposal
DECEMBER 24, 2014 by DAVID J. HEBERT, AUSTIN MIDDLETON
If cheap imports hurt the economy, imagine the damage done by Saint Nick!
The problem is not just benighted cops, but overcriminalization
DECEMBER 10, 2014 by MICHAEL MUNGER
Decriminalize normal, nonviolent activity, and the police will have fewer excuses to harass people they don't like -- people who often can't fight back.
Innovation and entrepreneurship can make you freer
DECEMBER 09, 2014 by MAX BORDERS, JEFFREY A. TUCKER
This "50 ways" phenomenon is the mechanism by which humanity evolves away from power and toward peaceful and voluntary cooperation.
Or do wages reflect the choices we make?
DECEMBER 02, 2014 by COREY IACONO
Every two years or so, we hear that women earn significantly less than men. But what's behind the numbers?
Children of the Cultural Revolution have different ideas about decorum
NOVEMBER 18, 2014 by STEFAN OTTOSSON
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Bad housing policy harms lower-income people most
NOVEMBER 12, 2014 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
If the goal is to provide affordable housing to lower-income tenants, rent control is a horrible policy.
The fastest and best way to discover economic basics
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT
The full text of Hazlitt's famed primer on economic principles: read this first!
NOVEMBER 16, 2012 by HENRY HAZLITT
This primer on economic principles brilliantly analyzes the seen and unseen consequences of political and economic actions. In the words of F.A. Hayek, there is "no other modern book from which the intelligent layman can learn so much about the basic truths of economics in so short a time."
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Who Really Benefits from Cash for Clunkers Program
AUGUST 11, 2009 by CHRISTOPHER WESTLEY
Now is not the time for lovers of liberty to give up the fight.
JUNE 08, 2009 by LAWRENCE W. REED
Remember that we stand on the shoulders of many people who came before us and who persevered through far darker times. The American patriots who shed their blood and suffered through unspeakable hardships as they took on the world's most powerful nation in 1776 are certainly among them.
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If you have been inspired by the freedom philosophy and now want to become an great communicator of its ideas, this is the program for you!