ECONOMIC POLICY: STATISM VS THE FREE MARKET

In dysfunctional California, libraries are 21st century homeless shelters
Venezuela hikes minimum wage by 155% -- should McDonald's and Walmart match it?
Tariffs are self-imposed sanctions
In Venezuela, inflation quadruples to 18,000 percent in two months, with no end in sight
The economic case for free trade is stronger than ever
Why Americans are avoiding the doctor
800,000 people are about to flee New York and California because of taxes, say economists
In defense of cash
Feds taxed and borrowed $4.47 trillion since last tax day
America's sinking public pension plans are now $1.4 trillion underwater
John Stossel: The great American tax ripoff
VIDEO: Tucker Carlson - The Trouble with Facebook
John Stossel: Poisonous taxes
Trump rolls out a massive list of tariffs for $50 billion worth of Chinese products
Does the US Post Office really lose $1.46 per package that it delivers for Amazon?
The Cafe Con Leche Index: Venezuelan price inflation hits 6567%
'Being cash-free puts us at risk of attack': Swedes turn against cashlessness
The spending bill brings us closer to national bankruptcy
How Trump's steel tariffs harm America
Socialist utopia: child gangs fight for "quality garbage" with machetes in Venezuela
Walter E Williams: How Ignorant We Are
Canadian disabled man denied care but offered euthanasia
Venezuela experiencing free fall
Congress gives itself a bonus in Omnibus
State and local income, sales and property taxes all hit records in 2017
It didn’t take long for the U.S. to rack up another trillion dollars of debt
National debt hits $21 trillion
Larry Kudlow is a big upgrade for Trump's White House
VIDEO: Walter E Williams - No Skin in the Game
John Stossel: Lies about Trade
Why not private provision of many government services?
'Trade wars' don't put Americans first
Walter E Williams: Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
WaPo columnist openly pimps Marxism: 'It's time to give socialism a try'
VIDEO: Milton Friedman - Influential Experiences
Tariffs and economic populism: Good politics, bad economics
Uncle Sam continues to stick his head in the sand on entitlements
VIDEO: Ayn Rand - Phil Donahue Interview 1979
VIDEO: Walter E Williams - The Morality of Redistribution
Flippy the burger flipping robot Is now cooking at the CaliBurger fast food chain
EU looks to familiar playbook to hit back at Trump plan
Trump's impulsive trade war is lousy economics and worrisome politics
VIDEO: Thomas Sowell - Brilliant Economic Insights
Trump's tariffs will crush the beer industry
VIDEO: Thomas Sowell - Brilliant Economic Insights
Every plank of the 1928 Socialist Party platform has now been accomplished
The pension nightmare for California’s cities is getting scarier
Venezuelan inmates eating rats and pigeons to avoid starvation
The federal government's finances are a total wreck
Idaho is ignoring Obamacare rules. That could set off a free market chain reaction.
“Cash must not be made the scapegoat”
Campus political correctness threatens our democracy and prosperity
The incomprehensible horror of Venezuelan socialism
Walter E Williams: Will Automation Kill Our Jobs?
Taxing America out of its liberties
Free market, better medicine
In Colombia border town, desperate Venezuelans sell hair to survive
Elon Musk and yet another year of magical thinking
Why Americans trust CEOs more than politicians
VIDEO: Milton Friedman - What is Monetary Policy?
When will it stop? Conservatives who vowed to cut spending keep spending
Rand Paul's plan to eliminate government shutdowns: automatic 1 percent budget cuts
Amazon healthcare an exciting venture in free market economics
Governments hate Bitcoin and cash for the same reason: they protect people’s privacy.
Walter E Williams: Let's Limit Spending
Leave right now or arm yourself to the teeth: life in Caracas
Vacant lots, empty homes and dying orchards on bullet train route attract squatters, vandals and thieves
VIDEO: Milton Friedman - Enemies of the Free Market
Why free markets?
U.S. private sector job creation blows away consensus in January
VIDEO: The Minimum Wage Explained
California makes 20x what gas-station owners make on a gallon of gasoline, after tax hike
VIDEO: Milton Friedman - The Lesson of the Federal Reserve
Venezuela's economy circles the drain, inflation jumps 1000 % in just one day
VIDEO: Thomas Sowell - Random Thoughts on the Passing Scene
Greedy California politicians make sure the black market for pot will thrive
VIDEO: Milton Friedman - The Seen Vs The Unseen
'We loot or we die of hunger': food shortages fuel unrest in Venezuela
California Dems propose surcharge on businesses to fund social programs
You can't get $1 out of the bank in Venezuela. I tried.
Start saving now, because Social Security is screwed
Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America?
The other ugly truth about minimum wage hikes
British National Health Service cancels 50,000 surgeries
Red Robin eliminates positions after minimum wage hikes
In another blow to Obama’s legacy, food stamp recipients plunge under Trump
Seattle soda tax prompts price increases, small business pain
Trillion-Dollar Deficit Deja Vu
Badly strained UK hospitals to delay non-urgent procedures
VIDEO: Neil Cavuto - Resolved to Fail
Six insane California laws that go into effect today
Dimming Christmas lights reflect Venezuela's grim crisis
Democrats stew as companies announce employee bonuses after tax reform passes
‘Drugs are too expensive for the NHS – and people are paying with their lives’
Trump and the GOP take a crucial bite out of the death tax
Walter E Williams: Fascism and Communism
$15 minimum wage studies predict bleak future for California, Seattle
California wildfires don’t have to be the new normal
FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules
Want More Jobs? Fight Occupational Licensing!
California looks at dumping gas tax for per-mile fee as cars use less fuel
Warning: ‘They need the markets to implode’ to usher in cashless system
Wealth creation is not a zero sum game
Ex-coach cited malnutrition for poor performance by Venezuela’s national women’s soccer team
A bipartisan tradition of enabling spendaholics
John Stossel: The Evil Rich
6 companies that are the most reliant on government contracts
280,000 children could die of malnutrition in Venezuela
John Stossel: Communism Turns 100
The myth of natural monopoly
California's six-figure pension club has 62,000 members
U.S. ran $666 billion deficit in fiscal 2017, sixth highest on record
Republicans officially give up trying to cut spending
US health care system: A patchwork that no one likes
Free markets make the world a better place
Walter E Williams: Who pays what in taxes?
In a cashless world, you'd better pray the power never goes out
In Venezuela, they were teachers and doctors. To buy food, they became prostitutes.
The politician behind California high speed rail now says it's 'almost a crime'
Venezuelan price controls lead to predictable shortages
Stop encouraging people to live in dangerous places
Irma watch: How likely are prohibitions on ‘price gouging’ to help the poor?
📹  Our Amazing Debt (Cosmos Parody)
The largest threat to our prosperity is government spending and we are all to blameFast-growing green energy 'scam' puts taxpayers and homeowners at risk
Public sector unions are beginning to panic
The bubble is now so massive even Wall Street is getting nervous
Laws against 'gouging' are simplistic and wrong
Government barriers to private solutions hinder hurricane relief efforts
Hollywood & New Yorkers Agree: We Should Aspire To Be More Like Starving Venezuelans
End stage socialism: Venezuela descends into predictable dictatorship
Walter E Williams: Minimum Wage Cruelty
Oregon seeks to reduce business flexibility and micromanage private work schedules
This is what socialism looks like: 'doctors flee desperate Venezuela'
John Stossel: Prosperity Cities
Pirates catcher Francisco Cervilli's compelling message to his fellow citizens of Venezuela
Socialism: The view from Venezuela
No copyright law: The real reason for Germany's industrial expansion? 
Government sometimes makes the rich richer, but it routinely makes the poor poorer
Venezuelan government decides bakers are responsible for bread shortage
Europe's lesson teaches us: don't go green
California has glut of electricity but residents still pay 40% more than national average

Legalizing marijuana would hurt Mexican drug cartels more than Trump's border wall
Walter E Williams: There's Nothing Free
California high speed rail faces 50 percent cost overruns
Starving Venezuelans flee socialist nightmare by boat
Union time, taxpayer dime
Will OpenBazaar succeed where Silk Road failed?
VIDEO: Thomas Sowell - A Basic Misconception about Poverty
Barack Obama blew $150 billion to increase renewable energy generation by 1%
VIDEO: Thomas Sowell: Production, Inequality and Human Capital
VIDEO: The War on Cash: Your Money or Your Life
Rand Paul knows the cure for health-care ills is free market competition 
Why the ‘free market’ economy should be called the ‘initiative-centered’ economy
Debt under Obama up $9,000,000,000,000, as much as other presidents combined
How much should consumers care about made in America?
Agencies use it or lose it philosophy on gov’t spending needs to stop
VIDEO: Milton Friedman - Regulation and the Free Market
In hungry socialist Venezuela, buying too much food can get you arrested
Why you should be paying attention to America’s quiet war on cash
VIDEO: Thomas Sowell - Making Discrimination CostlySocialized medicine: NHS chiefs warn hospitals in England on the brink of collapse
THOMAS SOWELL: Misleading Statistics
Does socialism work for Sweden? That's the wrong question
WALTER E WILLIAMS: Economic Conspiracies
Harvard study shows high drug prices due to gov't granted Big Pharma monopoly
New GDP numbers are terrilbe, no wonder Hillary won’t talk about the economy
In Louisiana, private disaster relief outperforms the government
If the employment condition is booming why are payroll taxes falling?
As Louisiana floods, Wal-Mart and UPS outdeliver FEMA by a long shot
Was Rand a hypocrite? Ayn Rand, Social Security and the Truth
WALTER E WILLIAMS: Is free trade causing job loss?
Venezuela’s tragedy fed by cronyism and the death of free markets
The entitlement state and America’s fiscal crisis: Capitalism vs Socialism
Socialist thugs stop journalists from recording Venezuela's massive failures
VIDEO: Bob Murphy - The Case for Free Trade
Can you have your subsidized peanut butter cake and eat it, too?
Faded memories of communism are leading to a rejection of free markets
It is no surprise that Seattle's minimum wage rise is reducing employment
How do we make America strong again? start yelling the truth
Why are insurance company risk experts hoarding physical gold and cash?
WALTER E WILLIAMS: Thinking beyond stage one
They are putting armed guards on food trucks in Venezuela
JOHN STOSSEL: My lunch with Hillary
Free trade is dead - How did Washington get trade policy so wrong?
DC pulls trigger on $15 minimum wage, hits young, low-skilled workers
The feds' laughable goal of helping us with debt
Incandescent proof that government has too much money
California unfunded pension liability reaching $1 trillion
VIDEO: Economics: Is raising minimum wage a bad idea?
Why Obama’s Social Security Proposal Would Screw Over Millennials
VIDEO: Venezuela - End Stage Socialism
The glory of socialism: $150 for a dozen eggs in Venezuela
THOMAS SOWELL: Socialism for the Uninformed
Welfare: The hand-basket road of good intentions


Human flourishing requires energy—not government coercion
VIDEO: A Lesson from Atlas Shrugged
Five Facts about the minimum wage
JOHN STOSSEL: Private is better
VIDEO: Adam Johnson - Cashless Economy
Venezuela is the victim of decades of losses in economic freedom
Cronyism: A Sneaky Corporate Welfare Balancing Act
We don’t have a free market. We have monetary policy.
Federal programs keep people poor
Economic freedom: Does child labor help children in poverty?
The propaganda war against capitalism
Bitcoin: Money as a Bill of Rights?
The solution to California's drought: a free market in water
Wendy’s serves up big kiosk expansion as wage hikes hit fast food
Socialism at work: Cats, dogs and pigeons are now dinner in Venezuela
A comprehensive explanation of why socialism is an immoral system
JOHN STOSSEL: Free-Market Medicine
VIDEO: Why thieves hate free markets
I want a president who can teach us to accept capitalism
CBO: Nearly 1 in 6 young men in U.S. jobless or incarcerated
Economic fallacies surrounding the issue of immigration
REPORT: Joblessness means wage hikes don’t help the poor
Trump reverses course; buys into minimum wage hike idiocy
VIDEO: Walter E Williams explains why profits are progressive
Why an economic collapse is “practically unavoidable”
Federal bureaucrats are paid 78% more than private sector workers
'Unhealthy Economy': Why US system has nothing to do with 'free market'