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#GarethMorgan wants sitting tenant laws

Morgan wants to restrict the ability to evict tenants for reasons other than damage to the property and non-payment of rent. This includes not been able to evict a tenant on sale of the property. 132 more words

Applied Price Theory

Who Is Responsible For Food Safety?

Food safety has become a fast growing issue across the United States because of the high levels of GMO and the fatalities of consumers. There have been incidents where the consumer has not received justice from the companies. 564 more words

Unintended Consequences

E=mc^2

It is fairly well known that Albert Einstein was a pacifist. If his aim was to create a nuclear bomb, I suspect he would have done so earlier in his career, especially given that the above-mentioned equation (known as the… 1,307 more words

Assignments

Minimum wages: The economist as a psychologist

Both Ludwig von Mises and F.A. Hayek are known for arguing that there is no such thing as a good economist who is only an economist. 1,019 more words

Liberty

Does the government subsidize low-wage employers? | Brookings Institution

Source: Does the government subsidize low-wage employers? | Brookings Institution

You may see this trope (tripe?) in Facebook posts and other social media. Like so many of these, it’s pithy enough to fit on a bumper sticker, and takes at least a page to refute. 474 more words

Economics

Who is Really Responsible?

Food. Such a wonderful necessity to life. Food can change a person’s mood in a matter of minutes. It can make a sad person smile, a mad person laugh, and so much more. 469 more words

Unintended Consequences

Corrupt FDA

The American government should feed, educate, and protect its people. Government food companies like to increase the profits, while decreasing costs. This has resulted in less money allocated in the regulation of healthy food. 438 more words

Corruption