Economics

Free Market

The Problem With Saying “The Free Market Will Fix That”

“The freer the market, the freer the people” still rings true, but it should be fought for on the merits of what it is rather than what amounts to little more than hypothetical cures.
capitalism

Capitalism Defined

Capital is a word that has different meanings in different contexts. For the purposes of this article, I will define capital as anything of...
Deal

Deadline on Brexit Deal Approaching, French Cardinal Jailed, and Albanian Unrest

"The UK’s Attorney General, Geoffrey Cox, has assured that negotiations with the Union will carry on and a deal will be settled before the final meaningful vote on the withdrawal bill on the 12th, before the official leaving date of the 29th," writes James Smith
observations and prescriptions

Observations vs. Prescriptions

"Just because the observations are correct does not mean that the prescriptions will automatically be correct as well. It’s the difference between the facts and the arguments," writes Killian Hobbs in this week's Bad Arguments
governance, market, libertarianism

Libertarianism as a Market for Governance

This article was initially posted on The Principled Libertarian. We received permission from the author to re-post the content here. Please visit The Principled...
libertarian, libertarians, NAP, history, responsibility, collectivism, austrian

10 Things Libertarians Need To Change Part 8: Reading Non Austrian Economists

The Austrian schools of economists, which include H. L. Mencken, Ludwig Von Mises, Freidrich A. Hayek, Henry Hazlitt, and Murray Rothbard, is a group...
valve

Valve Vs. Epic Games: When Tech Giants Fight

"Either way, its good to finally see some big moves towards some actual competition for Valve and their Steam storefront. They've been becoming stagnant in recent years by allowing very poor quality games into their store as well as dragging their feet by developing a much-needed interface update for their storefront." Writes Malcolm Ault.
uber

Health Care Needs An Uber Revolution

"The current state of medicine in the US is depressing. Medical cartels rule and the people suffer as a result. Instead, I would like to transform the system so that all of the patients in the United States are treated like I was on that Time Square street. Where I was able to ride in a limo for the price of an UberX."
tariffs

Tariffs: How Republicans Are Missing The Mark In Democratic Strategy

"A recent analysis conducted by the right-leaning organization “Tax Foundation” has found that the Trump tariffs have had an impact on consumers, which is something we all knew was going to happen. What this analysis focuses on, specifically, however, is exactly who is impacted the most of the consumers that have taken a hit. Those hit the hardest? Lower- and middle-class families."
welfare

Welfare Costs Not The Responsibility Of The Companies

"...Much of the complaints come from the rising levels of listed Amazon employees that are participating in the SNAP program. There's an issue here too. Amazon has come out and stated that the majority of those listed on the program are either part-time workers, or previous workers that are being accounted in that year. So in effect Amazon is being judged for their part-time workers, or people who don't even work for them anymore..."

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badshah

Many YouTuber’s Faking Their Streams

The worlds of digital entertainment and social media are an example of an ever-changing market that requires competition to survive in a variety of...
cockroach

Marching In The Streets

They call us Cockroaches. I suppose cockroach is meant to offend, but I could give a shit. The term arose shortly after they murdered...
Church

The Death of the Church

"The church is dead and its beliefs so diluted by social pressures and self-interest that no significant incentives, strong enough to create action, remain to act as a meaningful agent of change in the world today."