Archive: Economy & Jobs

Learning From the Good Food Movement
The gradual rollback of federal and state laws helped facilitate the flourishing of American cuisine today.
Eli Lehrer | July 31, 2019
As Millennials Embrace Socialism, Here Are 3 Facts You May Not Know
Too much of today’s debate over government programs occurs in the realm of goals and omits any discussion of costs
Luka Ladan | July 29, 2019
There Is No One Answer to Rule Them All
If we really respect people’s liberty, dignity, and autonomy, we will work to expand their options rather than limit them.
Art Carden | July 26, 2019
Locked Out of Job Opportunities
Too often, occupational licensing laws are used to ban all former convicts from the ability to legally participate in the licensed occupation.
Conor Norris | July 25, 2019
Let Us Have Lemonade
Legalizing Home-based Businesses to Make the Most of Summer
Homeowners who want to sell something to their neighbors face a gauntlet of laws, permits, and inspections that sap the will and wallets of would-be entrepreneurs.
Nick Zaiac | July 24, 2019
In a United Nations Report, a Socialist Details Venezuela’s Horrors
Those in love with chavista-style fascism have tried to justify the regime by denying that it was a police state, but the new report ends this charade.
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | July 22, 2019
Are Intelligent Machines Coming for Your Job and Your Wages?
If technology were going to lead to widespread immiseration, it probably would have happened already.
Art Carden | July 16, 2019
Language-Based Disability Criteria Has No Place in Modern, Pluralistic America
Policymakers should scrap language considerations from the disability “grid” and reserve disability dollars for Americans that truly need them.
Ross Marchand | July 10, 2019
Democratic Socialism Newspeak
A national debate would be more productive if both Sanders and his critics were clearer on the definition of socialism.
Benjamin Powell | July 8, 2019
Playing Fast and Loose with the Economic Facts
Many of the most popular tropes are based on findings that are misleading at best and outright false at worst.
Ben Wilterdink | June 29, 2019