MMA, Uber, and Greeks: FREE-MARKET GEMS

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MMA in NYC? . . . Not if the unions have their way. Legal in 49 states, and considered the fasting growing sport in the world, mixed martial arts ¬†has always been, and still is, illegal in New York. But it’s the unions, not an over-reaching nanny state that keeps it that way. The Greek […]

Gulags and Gandy Dancers: FREE-MARKET GEMS

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The Broken Window Fallacy . . . Good logic has been knocking it down for a long time. Now empirical research takes a shot at this most disastrous of Keynesian presuppositions. Austerity Starts with Gov’t Budgets . . . John Stossel provides a good follow-up to the previous link and shows the Broken Window Fallacy […]

Dinos, Nannies, and Knickers: FREE-MARKET GEMS

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A Jurassic-World What-If . . . Why things wouldn’t get out of hand if capitalists (boring, conservative, opportunity-cost-watching capitalists) really ran the park. Good economics that would make a really bad movie. A Ban on Smoking Research? (1:30) . . . In order to study the effects of smoking, test subjects in laboratories must smoke, […]

Bubbles and the Brown Bomber: FREE-MARKET GEMS

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The Next Bubble? . . . Even amid nation-wide funding cuts, college campuses are building like mad. So who’s footing the bill? Easy: Anyone paying the tuition rates that have risen 4 times faster than inflation over the past 30 years. The Supremes Preserve Obamacare (1:00) . . . Five take-aways from last week’s decision. […]