Energy, Minimum Wage
OilWell

Climate Activism: An Ideology in Search of a Justification

– April 19, 2019

Environmental activists cling to the same stale policy prescriptions, no matter the situation. Only their rationale changes.

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Minimum Wage
bussingtables

Why You Have to Bus Your Own Table

– February 19, 2019

Soft skills are being priced out of the labor market by minimum wages. At $8 an hour, it might be worthwhile to hire someone to bus tables. At $11 an hour, Massachusetts’ minimum, it probably isn’t.

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Cost of Living, Minimum Wage, Unemployment
jobcoffee

Your First Job: Real Costs of the Minimum Wage

– September 25, 2018

The minimum wage is only the most visible portion of what quickly amounts to a vast array of considerable, often unseen costs. 

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Minimum Wage
wageprotest

The Empirical Reality of the Minimum Wage

– August 6, 2018

But even after excluding all shoddily done studies of minimum wages, we’re still left with conflict in the conclusions. Fortunately, economic theory itself supplies clues as to why.

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Minimum Wage, Sound Money Project

Should Lawmaking Be Against the Law?

– February 29, 2012

The short answer is “yes,” with a “but”; the long answer is “no,” with an “if.” For a market to work and grow, certain rules should prevail and be protected, like private property, enforcement of contracts, civil and economic liberties, etc. But the la …

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