The void between HR departments, whose foremost objective is compliance with government regulations and whose structure reflects the bureaucracy that they enshrine, and companies’ other lean, innovative departments could not be more stark.
I wouldn’t be where I am today if it were not for my unpaid internships — I got a lot more value from the work experience, the connections, the social capital, and the skills picked up than I got from the fancy research fellowship I had in college one summer or the paid internship I had after graduating from high school.
One of the greatest stories of the Louisiana flooding is how the people and free markets are playing a better role in the recovery than the government.
Here’s to fish, and here’s to the technology that has made it possible to enjoy, cheaply and easily, in every household.
Across the globe, a cohort of young companies is driving dynamism in the private sector, despite frequent threats of regulatory measures. Today’s innovative entrepreneurs are providing as many benefits as the industrial revolution did in the 19th century.
In FEE’s largest high school seminar to date, more than 100 students gathered at Berry College in Rome, Georgia in order to learn about the “Economics of Entrepreneurship” and acquire new ways of seeing the world through economic thinking.
In times of uncertainty, we might be tempted to play it safe and pull up the drawbridge. Entrepreneurs can appear to be a different kind of beast altogether – starting businesses, launching products, failing and starting again. In truth, though, we can all adopt their characteristics to change our own perspectives on life.
The sailor and explorer Joshua Slocum was the same as entrepreneurs–they're adventurers, risk-takers, dreamers, designers, wealth-creators, and traders.
Occupational licensing laws have crushed the American dream, not only for former felons, but also for everyday Americans.
Bitcoin industry startup Xapo has entered a partnership with Uber that allows the company to accept its bitcoin debit cards, and for users to use the payment option when traveling domestically or abroad.
Unless we actively work to suppress it, our kids' urge to learn, experiment, innovate, create, and adapt will blossom.
There are Marxist Uber drivers and customers who don't want the government to ban Uber.
The case against the college/career conveyor belt.
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