Economics

Retail

Is the Retail Industry Dying?

"The reality is that some professions – due to technological, social or cultural advancements have gone the way of the dodo. Although labor shortages and unemployment aren't an issue specific to any single industry, these issues are no more prevalent in the retail sector."
instagram

Instagram & Mental Health: Exposing Pink Capitalism

I’d like to start this article off by saying this: as the vast majority of people that come here to get information, I fully...
praxeology

Praxeology: The Nature of Economics

The science of human action, better known as praxeology, is of a different character than the physical sciences. It is our best explanation of...
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.
night market

Night Market & Asian Capitalism: A Perspective

Capitalism as we know it is pretty simple, free-market economics operating in a democratic society with some regulations. This is essentially western capitalism. Capitalism...
Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe Economics

When we first start reading into libertarian philosophy, we see examples of how things currently are, and the benefits, both practically and morally, that...
price gouging

Price Gouging Isn’t The Evil It’s Treated As

As hurricane Dorien makes its way towards the East Coast, we’ve begun to see the regular preparations get underway. People boarding up their houses...
Canada

Why the Canada Summer Jobs Program Should Be Scrapped

"If your goal is to create a prosperous society that manages scarce resources efficiently, then it’s time to kill the Canada Summer Jobs program and all other “make work” programs."
Chinese

The Economics of Chinese Influence

Recently there have been a number of controversies in the business sector regarding Chinese influence on US corporations. Though the Chinese influence on markets...
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."

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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....