Andrew Moran is the Economics Correspondent at LibertyNation.com and is the author of The War on Cash. You can find more of his work at AndrewMoran.net.
Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending
Trump's high-tax trade policies have been a disaster for agriculture in the United States, marked by rising suicide among farmers, and declining incomes for farming households.
Americans 60 and older have an aggregate $86 billion in student loan debt, rising 161% since 2010.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Any time officials use “controls,” you know the policy is going to be a failure. Whether it is preceded by “price” or “rent,” this economically defiant measure produces destitution, deterioration, and destruction.
A female flute player thinks only sexism can explain why she's paid less than a male oboist. But it turns out playing the oboe isn't the same job as playing the flute — and wages reflect this.
Because food was so scarce, milk required a doctor's prescription and the government initiated a public awareness campaign about the dangers of overeating.