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Week in Review: October 29, 2016

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

Blog10/28/2016

As public faith in elections falls, and politicians foist an ever greater burden on us, a true populist opposition movement may be growing.

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The War Against Payday Lending

Money and BanksInterventionismMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog10/25/2016

The federal government is again trying to take free choice away from borrowers by imposing new regulations on short-term loans like payday lending.

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New York Declares War on Homesharing

Legal SystemInterventionismPrivate Property

Blog10/24/2016

In New York, hotel industry groups have successfully lobbied to outlaw their competition.

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How Regulation Protects Established Firms

Big GovernmentInterventionism

Blog10/19/2016

Regulation makes many firms larger and more bureaucratic than they would otherwise be.

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Deja vu: Fannie and Freddie Lower Lending Standards

Booms and BustsInterventionism

Blog09/22/2016

Because the only thing government is worse at than pricing risk, is learning from past mistakes.

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How I Became an Agent for America’s Most Powerful Cartel

EducationInterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog09/20/2016

The NCAA is a powerful taxpayer-subsidized cartel that largely exists to deny the athletes the compensation they would earn in a working marketplace.

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The Week in Review: September 10, 2016

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog09/09/2016

The major candidates had their first shared television event this week. Absent was any discussion of the real issues effecting the American people.

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When it Comes to Spending, the US Is a Typical Western Welfare State

HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog08/30/2016

There is no bright line that divides the allegedly "free-market" US from the "socialist" welfare states of Western Europe.

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The Week in Review: August 27, 2016

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

Blog08/26/2016

The larger government becomes, the more important it is to have it on your side.

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The Eight Marks of Fascist Policy

Big GovernmentThe Police StateInterventionism

This nation, conceived in liberty, has been kidnapped by the fascist state.

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