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Does America Ban Immigration? Anything Peaceful
Does America Ban Immigration?

For people without a college degree or a close American relative, the Statue of Liberty’s “Golden Door” is almost completely shut.

Adam Smith Proved Ideas Matter Anything Peaceful
Adam Smith Proved Ideas Matter
Adam Smith proved that ideas can change the world, and we are all immeasurably better off because of the ideas he shattered and the ones he set in motion. 
Against Eco-pessimism: Half a Century of False Bad News Anything Peaceful
Against Eco-pessimism: Half a Century of False Bad News

The greenest thing we can do is innovate. The most sustainable thing we can do is change.

How Free Migration Could Double the Economy Anything Peaceful
How Free Migration Could Double the Economy
Opening borders is not just compassionate, it's also great for the economy.
Market Magic: Smart Jeans Can Save Your Life Anything Peaceful
Market Magic: Smart Jeans Can Save Your Life
The mundanity of magic is a testament to the market’s continual drive to make our lives hugely better.
Trans Pacific Partnership Is about Control, Not Free Trade Anything Peaceful
Trans Pacific Partnership Is about Control, Not Free Trade
The trade agreement is a trojan horse for exporting US special interests' agenda abroad. 
Advice to Young, Unemployed Workers Books
Advice to Young, Unemployed Workers
The young generation faces challenges unlike any that most people alive have seen. This situation requires new adaptive strategies.
Why We Should Be Optimistic About the Future Anything Peaceful
Why We Should Be Optimistic About the Future
Human achievement has reached unprecedented heights, and we ain't seen nothing yet.
What LeBron Can Teach You About Economics Anything Peaceful
What LeBron Can Teach You About Economics
In Popular Economics, readers learn the economic way of thinking through sports, culture, and Downton Abbey. 
Reich Rages Against the Machines The Freeman
Reich Rages Against the Machines
Are machines and automation a threat to the economy?
#36 – "Outsourcing Is Bad for the Economy" The Freeman
#36 – "Outsourcing Is Bad for the Economy"
Outsourcing boosts productivity and living standards.
Economics in One Lesson (full text) Books
Economics in One Lesson (full text)

"No other modern book from which the intelligent layman can learn so much about the basic truths of economics in so short a time." ~ F.A. Hayek

Advice to Young, Unemployed Workers The Freeman
Advice to Young, Unemployed Workers

Times are tough for young workers—especially since they've mostly been lied to throughout their lives. Coming to terms with some hard truths now, though, will give them the chance to thrive. 

Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt (PDF and full text) Media
Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt (PDF and full text)

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."

The Importance of Subjectivism in Economics The Freeman
The Importance of Subjectivism in Economics
For an exchange to take place, the two parties must assess the items traded differently, with each party preferring what he is to receive to what he is to give up.
Outsourcing Is Bad? The Freeman
Outsourcing Is Bad?
Economics makes clear that outsourcing is not the problem; the problem is scarcity. Outsourcing is (part of) the solution.
Droughts, Famines, and Markets The Freeman
Droughts, Famines, and Markets
We can't control the weather, but we can unleash the market and further globalize food production to avoid famines when harvests go bad.
Whatever Happened to the Division of Labor? The Freeman
Whatever Happened to the Division of Labor?
For Adam Smith the division of labor plays a crucial role in the material progress of society, yet it seems to do little of the theoretical heavy lifting in modern treatments of economic development.
The Family Stone:  Cavemen, Trade, and Comparative Advantage The Freeman
The Family Stone: Cavemen, Trade, and Comparative Advantage
Nature Itches The Freeman
Nature Itches
If you want to live closer to nature, be prepared to die closer to nature.
The Most Elusive Proposition The Freeman
The Most Elusive Proposition
How Shall We Live? The Freeman
How Shall We Live?
<i>Human Action</i> as a Work of Art The Freeman
<i>Human Action</i> as a Work of Art
Vermeer’s Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World The Freeman
Vermeer’s Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
“I, Pencil” Revisited The Freeman
“I, Pencil” Revisited

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