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Why the UK Shouldn’t Nationalise Its Steel

Global EconomyInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/26/2016

With another steel producer set to leave the UK, some are proposing that the UK government run the steel industry itself.

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The Real Meaning of Competition

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/25/2016

We can have a competitive marketplace if government will just get out of the way and stop erecting barriers to creating new businesses and new competitors for established companies.

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Cesar Chavez Would Have Liked Trump's Border Wall

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyMonopoly and Competition

Blog02/26/2016

Cesar Chavez wanted immigration controls to hep him prop up union-labor wages.

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Pot Battle in Ohio

Corporate WelfareThe Police StateInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/03/2015

UPDATE: The fact that marijuana legalization ballot measure (Issue #3) failed in Ohio is not an indication that legalization is not supported by the people. It was...

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Fantasy Sports and the State of Nevada Go Head-to-Head

Monopoly and Competition

Blog10/18/2015

Nevada has ruled that online fantasy sports are subject to gambling license laws in the state. The reason for the ruling is painfully clear: to suppress competition with the big casinos in the state.

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Science and the Market Test

The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgeMonopoly and Competition

Blog08/25/2015

There's no Platonic laboratory where "pure" science happens independent of human ideas, motivations, and institutions.

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Intervention in One Lesson

Corporate WelfareInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/24/2015

The story of intervention is as old as governments and commerce, and even though the details change, the basic narrative stays the same.

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Microbreweries Craft New Flavors of IP Regulation

Legal SystemU.S. EconomyEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog03/11/2015

There’s an interesting story in the news about my hometown of Fort Collins, and how its growing craft beer scene is threatened by intellectual property disputes.

The microbrew...

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Mark Thornton on Cybersecurity

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipMonopoly and Competition

Blog02/20/2015

Mark Thornton comments in WND's article on recent cyber-security breaches. Thornton notes that, when breaches do occur, "Most, if not all of the time, the customer isn’t harmed; it’s the company that’s harmed. As a result, banks and retailers seek out enhanced security...

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800 Years of Entrepreneurship

World HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog01/20/2015

Entrepreneurship still isn’t very popular in economics, but Austrian ideas are increasingly influential in contemporary management research, where the future is bright for young Austrians.

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