Monthly Archives: July 2015

Kids, Cars, and a Campus Coma: FREE-MARKET GEMS

We Don’t Have Health Insurance¬†. . . No one does anymore, and Jim Fedako of the Mises Institute explains why. Campus Confusion (3:00) . . . Professor Rob Gressis discusses taxation, charity, and the use of force with the students … Continue reading

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MMA, Uber, and Greeks: FREE-MARKET GEMS

MMA in NYC? . . . Not if the unions have their way. Legal in 49 states, and considered the fasting growing sport in the world, mixed martial arts ¬†has always been, and still is, illegal in New York. But … Continue reading

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Gulags and Gandy Dancers: FREE-MARKET GEMS

The Broken Window Fallacy . . . Good logic has been knocking it down for a long time. Now empirical research takes a shot at this most disastrous of Keynesian presuppositions. Austerity Starts with Gov’t Budgets . . . John … Continue reading

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Dinos, Nannies, and Knickers: FREE-MARKET GEMS

A Jurassic-World What-If . . . Why things wouldn’t get out of hand if capitalists (boring, conservative, opportunity-cost-watching capitalists) really ran the park. Good economics that would make a really bad movie. A Ban on Smoking Research? (1:30) . . … Continue reading

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Bubbles and the Brown Bomber: FREE-MARKET GEMS

The Next Bubble? . . . Even amid nation-wide funding cuts, college campuses are building like mad. So who’s footing the bill? Easy: Anyone paying the tuition rates that have risen 4 times faster than inflation over the past 30 … Continue reading

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