Andrew Moran is the Economics Correspondent at LibertyNation.com and is the author of The War on Cash. You can find more of his work at AndrewMoran.net.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Any time officials use “controls,” you know the policy is going to be a failure. Whether it is preceded by “price” or “rent,” this economically defiant measure produces destitution, deterioration, and destruction.
A female flute player thinks only sexism can explain why she's paid less than a male oboist. But it turns out playing the oboe isn't the same job as playing the flute — and wages reflect this.
Because food was so scarce, milk required a doctor's prescription and the government initiated a public awareness campaign about the dangers of overeating.
There's only one way to fund a new public-works project or "stimulus" scheme: through money stolen from the taxpayers.
The euro zone is not prepared to contain a new financial crisis