Anything Peaceful Los Angeles Pummels the Poor
A $15 an hour wage floor is a cruel and stupid policyJeffrey A. Tucker May 20, 2015
Everyone intuitively knows the truth here: this law will hurt the unemployed and marginal workers.
Freeman Article Oliver Stone: Meet Friedrich Hayek
In defense of insider tradingAlexandre Padilla May 18, 2015
Preventing insiders from using their unique knowledge distorts signals that stock prices send to market participants. That can lead to market instability and corporate scandals.
Anything Peaceful Fantasy Bookstore Fights Fantasy Economics
San Francisco sci-fi lovers do battle with the minimum wageGary McGath May 15, 2015
Wage controls threaten small, specialty, and independent businesses most.
Freeman Article Is There Really a Pink Tax?
Applying economics to the question of prices for men and womenSteven Horwitz May 13, 2015
Before we conclude injustice in market prices, we have to make sure we’ve exhausted all the explanations economics can offer.
Anything Peaceful Reich Is Wrong on the Minimum Wage
The former bureaucrat begs the question on wage controlsDonald Boudreaux May 11, 2015
Robert Reich’s video is infected, from start to finish, with too many other errors to count.
Anything Peaceful Venezuela Moves to Nationalize Food, Ration Medicine, Kill Comedy
The crisis is killing people, and it’s really not funny anymoreDaniel Bier May 11, 2015
Price controls led to shortages, shortages to rationing, rationing to nationalization, and you can't even laugh about it anymore.
Freeman Article Hats Off to Peaceful and Voluntary Exchange
A child-sized lesson in free-market economicsSarah Skwire Apr 23, 2015
Dr. Seuss bequeathed to us a story of peaceful, voluntary exchange.
Freeman Article The Economics of Karaoke (and Other Necessities)
Even sticker shock can reveal something about scarcityRobert P. Murphy Apr 21, 2015
Market prices themselves aren’t bad — they are simply messengers conveying underlying facts about scarcity.
Anything Peaceful Dentist Attacked for Charging Too Little
In Arkansas, it's illegal for orthodontists to clean teethAnything Peaceful Apr 17, 2015
Crony licensing boards are driving up the cost of dental care by banning licensed specialists from doing dental work.
Anything Peaceful The World Is Bigger than You Think
Resources are an economic, not physical, phenomenonDaniel Bier Apr 16, 2015
“Natural” resources are not fixed because resources are not found in nature – they are created by the human mind.