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Gary Galles

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Gary M. Galles is a professor of economics at Pepperdine University. He is the author of The Apostle of Peace: The Radical Mind of Leonard Read.

 

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Healthcare: "Insurance" Now Just Means Redistribution

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog06/04/2017
When politicians talk about health "insurance" they're usually just talking about schemes to redistribute wealth and income.

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Herbert Spencer Explains the Difference Between Politics and Private Enterprise

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog04/26/2017
Spencer realized that it is "an absurdly utopian hope" that government agents will be less abusive than market actors.

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Rent Control Makes for Good Politics and Bad Economics

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory

Blog04/10/2017
Politicians see that rent control is an easy way to buy some votes from many voters. Sadly, the policy only ends up hurting renters in the long run.

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Why Special Interests Sacrifice the Future for Short-Term Gain

U.S. EconomyPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog04/02/2017
When they ignore basic economics, special interest groups sacrifice the well-being of their future members in exchange for short-term gains.

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Herbert Spencer: Protectionism Is "Aggressionism"

Taxes and SpendingPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog03/02/2017
Protectionism only "protects" by having the state attack property rights through higher taxes or prohibitions on those who wish to trade freely.

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