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Julian Adorney

Julian Adorney
Julian Adorney
Julian Adorney is Director of Marketing at Peacekeeper, a free app that offers an alternative to 911.  He's also an economic historian, focusing on Austrian economics.  He has written for the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Townhall, and The Hill.

Julian Adorney's Articles and Posts

Thank Capitalism for the Weekend! Anything Peaceful
Thank Capitalism for the Weekend!

Maximum-workweek laws hurt workers and businesses — and we don't need them to get time off. 

Is Google "Abusing" Its Monopoly? Should Government Fix It? Anything Peaceful
Is Google "Abusing" Its Monopoly? Should Government Fix It?
Antitrust laws are supposed to protect consumers, but they simply replace consumer choices with government control.
Nudging Voters to Make the Right Decisions The Freeman
Nudging Voters to Make the Right Decisions

The Control and Help Upgrade the Market in Politics (CHUMP) Act will eliminate the inherent flaws in the political market.

Net Nonsense The Freeman
Net Nonsense
The Net's not neutral: consumers are king.
Regulate the Dating Market The Freeman
Regulate the Dating Market
Our love lives require government oversight to ensure safety and fairness.
Good Cops Do Exist Archives
Good Cops Do Exist
Not only are some police officers moral people, but they protect the public both from criminals and from bad cops.
The Police Need Competition The Freeman
The Police Need Competition
Competition forces organizations to improve their services, and the police could really use improvement.
#19 – “Big Government Is a Check on Big Business” The Freeman
#19 – “Big Government Is a Check on Big Business”
Big Government and Big Business often play well together, at the expense of start-ups, little guys, and consumers.
For-Profit vs Non-Profit: An Arbitrary Divide? The Freeman
For-Profit vs Non-Profit: An Arbitrary Divide?
Non-profit and for-profit entities both do a lot of good for the world. Ignoring this point produces a lot of bad policy and unintended consequences.
Free the Poor The Freeman
Free the Poor
The War on Poverty turns 50 this year. It’s still no match for the free market.
Is Liberty on the Rise? The Freeman
Is Liberty on the Rise?

Even though it often seems like the news is full of reasons to despair, we're actually much freer than we were a couple of generations ago.

Want Peace? Promote Free Trade The Freeman
Want Peace? Promote Free Trade

Bastiat argued that free trade promotes peace. There's some research to back this up: Trading partners are less likely to fight, while protectionism stirs up conflict. 

Keynesians: Sleepy? Down a Red Bull The Freeman
Keynesians: Sleepy? Down a Red Bull
Fiscal stimulus isn't cheap. It also does the economy's long-term health no favors. New research puts numbers on just how bad an idea fiscal stimulus is. 

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