It's Easy to Believe AOC Has an Economics Degree

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It has become something of a tradition in the free-market corners of social media to express shock and dismay over the possibility that New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) — an avowed “democratic socialist” — has an economics degree from Boston University. This is how it works: AOC makes a statement that is notably anti-market,… Read More

Trump's Budget: More Warfare, Slightly Less Welfare

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Last night’s State of the Union was particularly noteworthy for its showmanship. Scholarships were given away, medals were awarded, families reunited. At a time when national politics is bad theater, President Trump is clearly its most gifted star. Trump also knows what sells. As a political figure, he’s motivated not by any consistent ideology, but… Read More

Is Iceland Too Small? An Icelander Says No.

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Last night’s State of the Union was particularly noteworthy for its showmanship. Scholarships were given away, medals were awarded, families reunited. At a time when national politics is bad theater, President Trump is clearly its most gifted star. Trump also knows what sells. As a political figure, he’s motivated not by any consistent ideology, but… Read More

¿Es Islandia demasiado pequeña? Un islandés dice que no.

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Gylfason señaló cómo los políticos islandeses han afirmado que la pequeña población del país era «nuestro mal social más… Agradecemos a Thorvaldur Gylfason por señalar su artículo de 2009 en el que examina las consecuencias económicas de la pequeña población de Islandia, de sólo unos trescientos mil habitantes. Gylfason señaló cómo los políticos islandeses han… Read More

"Good Governors Do Not Consider Their People as Their Prey"

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]By: Gary Galles In the free-for-all that has been the 2020 presidential campaign so far, there has been a notable absence of serious concern for liberty. The idea that gave birth to our country has been largely crowded out by spirited efforts to outdo rivals in what H. L. Mencken called… Read More

«Los buenos gobernantes no consideran a su pueblo como su presa»

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Last night’s State of the Union was particularly noteworthy for its showmanship. Scholarships were given away, medals were awarded, families reunited. At a time when national politics is bad theater, President Trump is clearly its most gifted star. Trump also knows what sells. As a political figure, he’s motivated not by any consistent ideology, but… Read More

Corona Virus? The Chinese Central Bank Has a "Solution"

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In a January 14 article for Vox, Ian Millhiser discusses a new proposal in the Harvard Law Review designed to accomplish four things: (1) a transfer of the Senate’s power to a body that represents citizens equally; (2) an expansion of the House so that all citizens are represented in equal-sized districts; (3) a replacement… Read More

El estado de la unión: un recordatorio anual del inevitable impago

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]By: Tho Bishop El estado de la unión de anoche fue particularmente notable por su espectacularidad. Se dieron becas, se otorgaron medallas, se reunieron familias. En un momento en que la política nacional es un mal teatro, el presidente Trump es claramente su estrella más talentosa. Trump también sabe lo que… Read More

The Fable of the Bungling Firemen

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In a January 14 article for Vox, Ian Millhiser discusses a new proposal in the Harvard Law Review designed to accomplish four things: (1) a transfer of the Senate’s power to a body that represents citizens equally; (2) an expansion of the House so that all citizens are represented in equal-sized districts; (3) a replacement… Read More

Coronavirus: Is This The Black Swan Many Feared?

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In a January 14 article for Vox, Ian Millhiser discusses a new proposal in the Harvard Law Review designed to accomplish four things: (1) a transfer of the Senate’s power to a body that represents citizens equally; (2) an expansion of the House so that all citizens are represented in equal-sized districts; (3) a replacement… Read More

The Pretense of Intuition

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In a January 14 article for Vox, Ian Millhiser discusses a new proposal in the Harvard Law Review designed to accomplish four things: (1) a transfer of the Senate’s power to a body that represents citizens equally; (2) an expansion of the House so that all citizens are represented in equal-sized districts; (3) a replacement… Read More

La pretensión de intuición

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In a January 14 article for Vox, Ian Millhiser discusses a new proposal in the Harvard Law Review designed to accomplish four things: (1) a transfer of the Senate’s power to a body that represents citizens equally; (2) an expansion of the House so that all citizens are represented in equal-sized districts; (3) a replacement… Read More

Gracias a la locura de la economía anti trabajos independientes, los escritores independientes están siendo perjudicados

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]By: José Niño Libby Emmons y David Marcus del New York Post pusieron en evidencia la actual cruzada contra la economía de los conciertos. Comenzaron citando el Proyecto de ley de la asamblea de California 5, que fue diseñado para poner las pinzas en la economía de los conciertos. Ostensiblemente comercializada… Read More

Economics: The "Other Side" of Politics

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]By: Per Bylund The realm of politics is to coordinate solutions beyond what decentralized actors and organizations can themselves achieve. This is done through the power of the state (coercion). Thus, the scope and use for politics as a means is strictly limited to where it is the better solution for society… Read More

La ciencia económica: el «otro lado» de la política

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In a January 14 article for Vox, Ian Millhiser discusses a new proposal in the Harvard Law Review designed to accomplish four things: (1) a transfer of the Senate’s power to a body that represents citizens equally; (2) an expansion of the House so that all citizens are represented in equal-sized districts; (3) a replacement… Read More