Monopoly and Competition

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"Sharing Economy" Reveals that Licensing Laws Are Really About Shutting Down the Competition

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog10/07/2016

Alarmed by successful entrepreneurship and low prices for consumers, government seeks, yet again, to shut down small businesses.

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Baby Steps Toward Marijuana Legalization in Poland

Legal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog09/28/2016

A Polish politician's severe illness has suddenly put legalization of medical marijuana on the table.

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Cronyism: Government, the AMA, and Med Schools

HealthU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/07/2016

For decades, governments have been manipulating our views of what medical schools are, and what they should be.

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Free Trade Wins: The TTIP Is in Trouble

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/01/2016

Free-trade deals — which are more about increasing government power than trade — are in retreat in the face of Brexit and Trump.

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Coca-Cola, Cronyism, and the War on Drugs

Corporate WelfareU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog08/08/2016

Coca-Cola still uses components of the cocaine-producing coca leaf in its production today in a partnership with big pharma and government cronies.

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The FDA’s Cigar Fascism

The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/26/2016

New FDA regulations — like most crony capitalist regs — will help large established businesses while hurting smaller ones.

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Tax Breaks Don’t Hurt Video Games, Intellectual Property Does

Legal SystemMedia and CultureMonopoly and Competition

Blog06/16/2016

If we want gaming to develop as a vibrant community of original content creators, we must first and foremost reject protectionism in the world of ideas.

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The Early History of Regulated Health Care

HealthInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/24/2016

A brief history of how various state interventions have raised health care prices and lessened access.

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Public Servants: Who is Serving Whom?

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/08/2016

Public servants on average are paid better than their private sector taxpaying counterparts. How exactly are they our "servants"?

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How Brexit Presents a Roadblock to the EU-US Establishment

Money and BankingMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog05/03/2016

London has recently caved to EU and US pressure to tighten its grip on financial markets. Brexit offers a way out.

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