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Equality: Childless Woman Demands Maternity Leave

U.S. EconomyValue and Exchange

Blog06/08/2016

Not realizing that women with children earn less than childless women, this woman thinks women with children need to check their privilege.

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Everyone Wants Profits — Including "Non-Profit" Groups

The EntrepreneurPraxeologySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog06/05/2016

Every human action is undertaken in the hope of gaining at least some psychic profit. Profit need not be measured in dollars.

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Westley Seeks to Support the "Productive Class"

Taxes and SpendingValue and Exchange

Blog06/03/2016

Christopher Westley is blunt about his organization's mission. "I want it to support the productive class of society."

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Overtime Regulations Disproportionately Harm Young People and Startups

InterventionismPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog05/22/2016

The ability to work long hours is one of the few advantages young people have in the work place.

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The Art of Advertising

Media and CultureValue and Exchange

Blog05/18/2016

It is a widespread fallacy that skillful advertising can talk the consumers into buying everything that the advertiser wants them to buy.

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The Poverty of GDP

Global EconomyCalculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

The choice between various ways of ‘measuring’ economic variations (and gauging their causes from these measurements) is arbitrary from an economic point of view, and becomes a largely political endeavor.

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Customer Service, Government Style: Huge Wait Times for TSA "Security"

BiographiesTaxes and SpendingValue and Exchange

Blog05/10/2016

The taxpayers will complain a little, but they'll be sure to re-elect most of the politicians who gave us this status quo.

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Why Socialism Will Always Fail

Calculation and KnowledgeProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog04/27/2016

The paradox of "planning" is that it cannot plan, because of the absence of economic calculation.

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Four Reasons Why Government Spending Is Even Worse Than Taxes

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryPricesValue and Exchange

Blog04/14/2016

The way that government collects taxes is awful. The process of spending it is even worse.

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The Ethics of Capitalism

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog04/13/2016

Man is not evil merely because he wants to enjoy pleasure and avoid pain — other words, to live.

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