Business-Cycle Conditions, Daily Economy

Consumers Restrain Spending in September

– October 16, 2019

Retail sales were weak in September raising concern about the strength of the economy. However, continued economic expansion remains the most likely path.

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Daily Economy

Cruise Ships Respond to Dorian, Hauling Doctors and Supplies to the Bahamas

– September 13, 2019

When nothing is open and people need access to important goods, private companies, charities, and neighbors step up — not government agencies.

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Daily Economy, Regulation
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Remote Work: The Right Response to a Labor Market Made Complex by Government

– August 28, 2019

They also noticed a boost in productivity when full freedom was in effect, whereas giving limited flexibility to semi-autonomous employees didn’t make a big difference.

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Daily Economy
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Tariffs Accelerate Trucking and Shipping Slide

– August 22, 2019

It is increasingly evident that the determined embrace of 18th-century trade philosophies is taking a mounting toll on American consumers and businesses

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Daily Economy
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The Pseudoscience of Leadership

– August 6, 2019

Leadership is a pseudoscience for constructing narratives. America does not ‘need a leader’.

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Daily Economy
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What Precisely Is Wrong With Economic Inequality?

– July 30, 2019

The presumption that wealth inequality necessarily leads to social upheaval is specious, unproven, and manipulative.

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Daily Economy, Socialism
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Every Flaw in Markets Is Worse Under Socialism

– July 22, 2019

As the granddaughter of a survivor of communism and socialism, I find it almost unfathomable that the political ideology my family left a continent for is creeping into my neighborhood.

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Daily Economy, Socialism
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Progressives Are Replacing Class Conflict With Intersectional War

– July 22, 2019

A great divide is opening between older socialists like Sanders and ‘The Squad’

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Daily Economy, Higher Education
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Democrats Want to “Fix” Student-Loan Crisis by Exacerbating It

– July 17, 2019

With more student forgiveness and “free college” policies in-store, presidential candidates are sure to make a government-created mess a catastrophe.

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Daily Economy, Economic Education
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The Economics of South Park

– July 11, 2019

This cartoon has some surprisingly sound arguments on social issues and economics. 

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