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Rhett Butler and the War on Drugs

Prohibiting the consumption of any good is always likely to have undesirable effects. One typically unintended consequence is the tendency for less costly varieties of the good to disappear in favor of expensive variants, which provide rewards to suppliers that better compensate for the legal risks inherent in their trade. 160 more words


A market is a place where individuals can meet to cooperatively interact, voluntarily, as individuals. The Market is the same. It simply facilitates the cooperative actions of individuals. 378 more words


Working Together for the Common Good

Working Together for the  Common Good

Recently we attended a two day meeting of the Montana Board of Education in Helena. In the audience on the first day we were the only two people who were not government employees. 1,020 more words


Education is NOT about Economics

Excellent article by LENORE EALY over at the Foundation for Economic Education. http://www.fee.org/the_freeman/detail/is-education-policy-economic-policy

You really are depriving yourself if you skip clicking the link and reading the article. 299 more words


If the Objective is to Hamper the Young

The Freeman published an interesting story. The Freeman is published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE).

Keep Them Down, Keep Them Dependent

How to prevent the young and poor from succeeding… 139 more words


¿La propiedad es un derecho humano?

Muchos piensan que los guatemaltecos debemos repudiar el derecho de propiedad, porque la propiedad privada solamente sirve para atropellar los derechos humanos. Esto no es cierto. 670 more words