Lawrence J. McQuillan
| Tuesday April 29, 2014 at 2:53 PM PST
Employment gives people earned satisfaction and upward mobility. It can be especially fulfilling when a person is employed in their preferred field. But government policies often deprive some people of these benefits by establishing artificial barriers to employment. One such barrier is occupational licensure that prohibits employment in a specific occupation unless a would-be...
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Tags: Business, California, Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, government licensing, government licensure, Inequality, Labor, licensing, licensure, Morality, Occupational licensing, Personal Liberty, Poverty, Regulation
| Saturday June 4, 2011 at 2:17 PM PST
If a buzzard were to fly about three miles to the southwest from my home in rural St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, he would come to St. Joseph Abbey and Seminary College, a monastery and seminary maintained by Benedictine monks. When he arrived, however, he would find other vultures already hovering over the abbey. These vultures...
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Tags: Benedictine monks, Business, Economics, Free Market, government monopoly, Institute for Justice, Law, Liberty, licensing, Louisiana, Louisiana Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors, Mothe Funeral Homes, Property Rights, Regulation, St. Joseph Abbey and Seminary College, St. Tammany Parish, The State, wooden caskets