Anything Peaceful Why Unions Want to Ban MMA
How a food union in Nevada is stopping MMA in New YorkMatthew Doarnberger Jul 27, 2015
The Bootleggers and Baptists behind America's only ban on mixed-martial arts.
Anything Peaceful Federal Court: Government Doesn't Need a Reason to Ban Competition
Is naked protectionism constitutional?Evan Bernick Jul 24, 2015
The 2nd Circuit rules that a "simple preference" for one group -- pure arbitrary favoritism -- is a legitimate reason to stop competition.
Anything Peaceful New York Orders Fast-Food Workers Replaced With Robots, Kiosks, Mobile Apps
A state panel recommends hiking the minimum wage by 70%Daniel Bier Jul 23, 2015
"Fight for $15" scores a victory for robots and unions against immigrants and young people.
Anything Peaceful Cities Can't Win the Olympics — They Can Only Lose.
Just say no, Boston.Gary McGath Jul 23, 2015
Today's Olympic Games are a race to the bottom of public waste, corruption, and civil liberties abuses.
Anything Peaceful Martin O'Malley Got $147,000 in Speaking Fees from a Company He Gave Lucrative Government Contracts
He scratches your back, you scratch his, everyone wins (except maybe taxpayers)David Boaz Jul 22, 2015
In some countries, governors still get suitcases full of cash. Speaking fees are much more modern.
Anything Peaceful "Green Banks" Will Drown in the Red
Don't gamble on the environmental BootleggersJonathan Bydlak Jul 22, 2015
The history of government "investments" shows that politicians don't have a clue where to put the public's money.
Freeman Article The Politics of Nostalgia
Why Does the Left Want to Take Us Backwards?Steven Horwitz Jul 22, 2015
Progressives join many conservatives in their misty view of the 1950s.
Anything Peaceful Remember When Donald Trump Tried to Bulldoze an Elderly Widow's Home to Build a Limo Parking Lot?
Does it get worse than this?Anything Peaceful Jul 20, 2015
In the 1990s, he tried to steal and bulldoze an elderly widow's home. Today, he's the most popular bully in the class.
Anything Peaceful Uber vs. the State, 1851 Edition
An early case of protectionism reveals the logic of anti-competition regulationTimothy Sandefur Jul 17, 2015
Ferry boat monopolies tried to crush their competition the exact same way that taxi cartels do today.
Anything Peaceful Why the Greek Deal Will Fail
The deal is likely doomedStephen Davies Jul 13, 2015
The Greek government couldn't comply with its creditors's demands even if it wanted to -- and it doesn't.