Economics

deadweight loss

Deadweight Loss: The Hidden Tax

"Deadweight loss occurs when something intervenes in the market and shifts the equilibrium price. Price ceilings, price floors, tariffs, and other externalities can create these pockets."
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."
ubi

The Future of Universal Basic Income (UBI) Explored

"What I see happening is that unless newer fields emerge that are of interest to people (since this scenario has enough base costs covered to not really need to work), and assuming this somehow doesn’t turn into some form of Star Trek socialism, I believe that we’ll move from a service economy into more of an entertainment economy."

Why Bitcoin Hodlers Shouldn’t Care About Facebook Coin

Peter Schiff took to twitter the other day to blast Bitcoin yet again. This is hardly new for the Gold Evangelist, as Schiff has...
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.
Stock Market

Dominos Tipping Toward Financial Crisis

"Yes, the stock market is going up now... just like it did right before the 2007 market crash. And by March 2009 it had lost 54% of that value. History is repeating itself."
marijuana

Want to Secure the Border? Legalize Marijuana

By now, we’re sure you’ve heard some type of amazing, almost too good to be a true story about marijuana transforming someone’s life. The...
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...
Banks

Deregulating The Banks: What Libertarians and Socialists Can Support

"One issue that both the Misesian and Proudhonian varieties can use to promote freedom is the deregulation of the banking industry."
steel

Steel Economics: You Don’t Want Everything Made In The USA

I continue to see a lot of people all over the internet say that we need to "bring these jobs back from China, and...

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Ruff

Ruff and Phillips Speak to the Success of Libertarian Party Down Ballot Wins

"Kim Ruff is a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2020. Her campaign is dedicated to focusing on local elections and to impassion people to be the spark to reignite liberty."
Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and the Problem of Child Soldiers

"The first step in solving a problem is to acknowledge that there is one. The faster we acknowledge how unacceptable this is in politics, the sooner we can all hopefully move beyond them."

What Is ‘Left’ and What Is ‘Right’?

The German liberal-conservative magazine Junge Freiheit (Young Freedom) published a  survey in 2018 about how the Germans see themselves politically on the left-right scale....