Protectionism and Free Trade

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Duties Imposed Against Chinese "Dumping" Hurt American Consumers

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog11/16/2017
Democrats and Republicans all need to get over this mercantilist obsession over an imbalance of trade.

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International Trade Under the Soviets: A Comedy of Errors

Protectionism and Free TradePrices

Blog11/06/2017
Economic calculation is impossible under socialism. This is as true with international trade as with domestic.

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Poor Cities and Poorer Economics

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade

It is not sweeping globalization that has kept these cities behind, but government policies.

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The Eternal Struggle Between the Merchant and the Bureaucrat

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Civilization, it ought to be remembered, has been created by those men who have resisted power, not by those who have exercised it.

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The Chinese Exclusion Act Was An Assault on Private Property

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. History

Blog10/14/2017
Many private employers were contracting with Chinese workers to move to California and work. And then Congress outlawed the contracts.

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Subsidies In One Place Don't Justify Tariffs in Another

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog10/13/2017
Imposing tariffs against subsidized foreign goods only swaps one bad government policy with another.

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The Story that Netflix’s Heroin(e) Fails to Cover

Legal SystemProtectionism and Free TradePrices

Blog10/07/2017
The state provides incentives to doctors to over-prescribe opioid painkillers. An addiction crisis has followed.

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3 Ways to Help Puerto Rico Right Now

Bureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog09/29/2017
Now more than ever, Puerto Ricans need easy access to global markets through unrestricted trade and unregulated commerce.

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There's a Bubble in New York City Taxi Medallions

Protectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/22/2017
Like condos in Vegas a decade ago, taxi medallions in NYC once looked like a rock-solid investment.

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Week in Review: September 23, 2017

Cronyism and CorporatismDecentralization and SecessionProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

Blog09/22/2017
Will a slow reduction in QE truly help? Or, is this just another wishful act from a Fed that has no clue of how to truly help.

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