Posts by William F. Shughart II
William F. Shughart II is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, the J. Fish Smith Professor in Public Choice at Utah State University, past President of the Public Choice Society as well as the Southern Economic Association, and editor of the Independent book, Taxing Choice.
Noncompete Contract Clauses are Agreed-Upon Voluntarily
Stop the Madness of Mandatory Time Changes!
Why are we resetting our clocks?
Progressives, Leave the Senate Alone
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Antitrust
Goodbye and Good Riddance
Mass Shootings and Gun Violence: Why Buffalo? Why Uvalde?
Inflation Not Caused by Rising Wages
Biden, not “Big Oil”, is to Blame for Energy Price Spikes
U.S. Manufacturers Seek to Ban Imported Mattresses During Pandemic
What Bezos, Cook, Pinchai and Zuckerberg Should Have Told Congress about Antitrust Hysteria
Cigarette and Soda Taxes Don’t Save Many Lives
If You Love Forests, Let Them Burn
The E15 Mandate Is Poor Environmental Policy
Trump’s Ethanol Plans Double Down on Bad Environmental Policy
Mining Regulations Hamper Access to America’s Own Rare Earth Metals and Minerals
Why Have Gasoline Prices Risen Lately?
Despite Enviable Safety Record, Chernobyl’s Ghost Still Haunts the Nuclear Power Industry
Fundamental Principles of Income Tax Reform
Fred S. McChesney, Rest in Peace
Don’t Shed Any Tears over the Repeal of Cook County’s Soda Tax
Not a “New Deal,” a “Fair Deal” or a “Square Deal,” but Supposedly a “Better Deal”
Prosperity, Not Soda Taxes, Fosters Good Health
9/11’s Legacies: Fewer Civil Liberties and Bigger Banks
Brexit’s Opponents Echo the Arguments of Loyalists Fearful of American Independence
Scotland’s Looming Regulatory Hangover
Old Enough to Choose a President, but Not to Buy Cigarettes?

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