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Sorry, Krugman: Austerity Is Good for the Economy

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory


If Paul Krugman took a more serious look at Europe, he would see that austerity policies really do produce a better economy.

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Free Trade Wins: The TTIP Is in Trouble

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingMonopoly and Competition


Free-trade deals — which are more about increasing government power than trade — are in retreat in the face of Brexit and Trump.

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The EU vs. Apple vs. Ireland: Why Tax Competition Is a Good Thing

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


Ireland has tried to attract businesses by undercutting the tax rates of its neighbors. That is a good thing wherever it occurs.

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Why the Candidates Aren't Talking About Cutting Federal Spending Anymore

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


In 2016, candidates are ignoring the issue of social benefits and federal spending. Experience suggests opposing social spending is political suicide.

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Tim Cook and Apple's Gross Hypocrisy on Taxes

Taxes and Spending


Politicians and elites viscerally hate any form of tax competition — at least for the plebes.

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

HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory


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

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Don't Confuse "Private" Prisons with Free-Market Prisons

Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


"Private" prisons are really just taxpayer-funded, monopolistic agents for the state. There is nothing free market about them.

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Clinton's Pay-to-Play Is the Natural Consequence of Big Government

The EntrepreneurTaxes and SpendingEntrepreneurshipInterventionism


When donors give big bucks to the Clinton Foundation, they may just be paying the price of doing business in a highly regulated economy.

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Millennials Love Free Markets, But Don't Understand Them

Taxes and SpendingPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


How is it possible for Millennials to favor both a socialist government and a capitalist economy? It is simple, they don't truly understand the concepts.

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How Back-to-School Shopping Is like American Politics

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism


As 2016's campaign unpleasantness has accelerated, many Americans were going through another often-unpleasant experience: back-to-school shopping.


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