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The surprisingly robust growth in the US economy in 2014 may have been due to the late 2013 decision by Congress to cease extensions of unemployment benefits. When the federal government stopped sending checks to people who remained unemployed, more of them found work.
The truth about growth, recovery, and unemployment
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The president's claims notwithstanding, we are living in the worst period in the 50 years of our federally managed economy.
Stimulus boosters assume their conclusions
DECEMBER 17, 2014 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
Don't trust empirical "proof" when the alleged evidence assumes as true the very issue under dispute.
APRIL 11, 2013 by LAWRENCE W. REED
Earlier this month, 57 Nobel Laureates signed a "Dear Members of Congress" letter urging Congress not to cut federal spending for scientific research. The letter was not accompanied by a translation understandable to nonscientific laymen, which prompted FEE president Lawrence Reed to provide this translation, free of charge.
OCTOBER 22, 2012 by ARTHUR FOULKES
Despite the bad rap it gets, free trade is the key to economic progress. Arthur Foulkes has the details.
Elmer Kelton, The Time It Never Rained, original publication date, 1973
AUGUST 31, 2012 by SARAH SKWIRE
The Time It Never Rained is worth reading simply as a beautifully and tersely written exploration of stubborn defiance against government interference in ranching and land management.
NOVEMBER 16, 2012 by FREDERIC BASTIAT
Frederic Bastiat's timeless defense of liberty for all. Once read and understood, nothing ever looks the same.
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A collection of articles and multimedia examining the history of the Free Market system and the distortions thereof.