Monthly Archives: June 2016

License-free Hair Braiding and Cake: FREE-MARKET GEMS

Free-trade is a piece of cake . . . Since voting to leave the EU, Britain’s calls for free-trade with Europe have been received as “cherry picking,” of wanting to have their cake and eat it too. Sascha Klocke of … Continue reading

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NIMBYs, YIMBY’s, and Brexit: FREE-MARKET GEMS

Public Enemy #1 for the investor? (3:40) . . . Your own behavior. Investor coach Paul Winkler reminds us how to combat fear in order to stay the course. UK vs. the EU . . . Despite warnings by naysayers … Continue reading

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China, Charity, & Cervantes: FREE-MARKET GEMS

An Open Letter . . . to the militant branch of the easily offended. Charity Needs Markets Too . . . It takes two to make a charitable gift exchange: a giver and a receiver. And both must agree to the transaction. … Continue reading

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Quixote, Jerks, & Title IX: FREE-MARKET GEMS

“Meternity” Leave? . . . A childless woman demands maternity leave as a means of equality. Ryan McMaken of Mises breaks her argument down. Spoiler alert – there’s not much there. Libertarian Lit (3:00) . . . Published more than … Continue reading

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Failing to “De-Control” and other FREE-MARKET GEMS

Failing to “De-control” . . . In the ten months following the end of WWII, the US federal employee payroll increased by 20%. We failed to hand back control to the private populace then, and we’ve been doubling down ever … Continue reading

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