Tag: Economics
Three Assumptions the Left Makes About Economic Inequality

Are policies to reduce inequality beneficial to those who are least fortunate? Sometimes they are; sometimes they are not.

Inequality: Capitalism’s Biggest Challenge

One of the most frequent shortcomings of capitalism cited by capitalism’s critics is inequality.

Cigarette and Soda Taxes Don’t Save Many Lives

Selective excise taxes may raise revenue for the public sector by targeting the consumption of things that elites disdain, but they do not save millions of lives.

Trump’s Trade Policy—A Reductio ad Absurdum

Apart from practical difficulties and impossibilities, a Trumpian trade triumph, even if it could be achieved, would be a horrible objective to attain.

China—Americans’ Economic Bugaboo du Jour

The hysteria has no firm foundation.

Promises, Promises: Financing President Trump’s Wall

President Trump is going back on his campaign promise of making Mexico pay for “the wall”.

Polarizing Ideology

With polarization has come intolerance: people abandon their friends and family when they seem to have the wrong political views.

Political Capitalism

The real threat to free markets lies in the regulatory state.

I Hope Russia Wins

We’re not talking about the World Cup here, but Russia’s challenge to Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs.

Seattle Strives to Be More Like Detroit

The city of Seattle attempts to grapple with the crisis of economic prosperity.

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