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“Capitalism is what happens when you leave peaceful people alone.”

Lawrence W. Reed


Why the Chinese growth rate will taper down

Many years ago, Mancur Olson wrote an insightful book about prosperity and dictatorships. He introduced the concept of rights intensive production. As countries become more and more developed, investment horizons lengthen and depends more and more upon the enforcement of contract and property rights in a tolerably honest way. 951 more words

Public Choice

Henry George: Ökonomischer Wegweiser durch das 21. Jahrhundert

Besteuerung der Nutzung von Land und Natur, anstatt von Arbeit und Kapital (ohnehin gering besteuert)! Am Mittwoch, den 1.11.2017, findet anlässlich des 120. Todestags von Henry George eine Fachtagung von 14.00 bis 18.30 Uhr im ExRotaprint-Gelände in Berlin-Wedding statt. 44 more words


EPA Chooses Removal for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits

On October 11, 2017, the EPA issued its Record of Decision (“ROD”) selecting the remedy for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site in Harris County, Texas. 327 more words

Bespoke List: Become a Winemaker Without Giving Up Your Day Job

Creating an automobile, timepiece travel experience, or wardrobe tailored specifically to your tastes requires professionals of uncommon skill. It also demands an investment of time on your part. 814 more words

Food & Drink

The Supreme Court wrestles again with the Clean Water Act's due process deficit

Last week, the Supreme Court heard argument in the case challenging the WOTUS rule—the controversial rule defining the scope of federal bureaucrats’ authority under the Clean Water Act. 905 more words

Libertarian Environmentalism

What R. H. Tawney's Socialism Teaches Us About Weinstein's Assaults

Socialism has become the goal of most left-leaning political parties because it means equality. The type of equality they promote can’t be explained fully, because their stated goals of tearing down the new bourgeoisie are not the aim of Socialism. 1,000 more words