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Safe-haven currency for investment, financial concept : US 100 USD dollar banknotes on a table, depict most popular asset for central bank reserve / global money for using or paying debt in the world
Safe-haven currency for investment, financial concept : US 100 USD dollar banknotes on a table, depict most popular asset for central bank reserve / global money for using or paying debt in the world

What’s Wrong with “Neoliberal Economics”?

As a member of the “supply side” branch of modern classical economics, I might be labeled a “neoliberal economist” by some. But, there are important points at which common “neoliberal” economics fails badly, and which give rise to much-deserved criticism. Read More ›
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USA flag and models of house. VA direct home loan concept.
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Solutions to Homelessness: Orting Veterans Village

Tiny home communities such as these are doing more than simply providing a safe place to sleep. They are providing the homeless and disaffiliated with a community. Since disconnection from social supports is one of the most common traits among the homeless, this inherent communal design is vital. Read More ›
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Different household appliances on table in kitchen
Different household appliances on table in kitchen

Kitchen Appliance Abundance

As you prepare your dinner this evening, take a moment and thank the many kitchen appliance innovators who have given every home an extra 47.63 hours of life to enjoy. Read More ›
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Homelessness in San Francisco
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President of Orange County Rescue Mission Explains Homelessness

The Orange County Rescue Mission is the largest non-profit faith-based organization in the Orange, Riverside, and San Diego Counties. Incredibly, it houses 500-600 people within their many facilities at any given time and serves over 19,800 people in the community. Read More ›
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The busy of port congestion loading and discharging  containers services in maritime transports in World wide logistics
The busy of port congestion loading and discharging containers services in maritime transports in World wide logistics

Rationalizing Tariffs

Economic Nationalism tends to boil down into two basic policies: tariffs, and limited immigration. Sometimes, in the past, it has meant currency devaluations, but today that is not really proposed. On a broader basis, it means that economic policy should result in positive outcomes, for the whole of the population. Read More ›
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A homeless encampment sits on a street in Downtown Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Homeless Encampments or Open Drug Scenes?

Michael Shellenberger has been making the rounds through interviews to discuss his new book, San Fransicko: How Progressives Ruin Cities. In this 9-minute clip from his interview on Dave Rubin's show, The Rubin Report, Shellenberger explains that homeless encampments are a misnomer. In reality, they are open drug scenes. Read More ›
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close up of addict woman and drug syringes
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The Real Zombie Apocalypse

The likelihood of a zombie apocalypse like the ones portrayed in movies and TV shows is slim to say the least, but in the slums of some of America's largest cities, it seems the apocalypse is already upon us. Only it's not a virus or a curse turning people into walking shells of their former selves – it's drug addiction. Read More ›
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Supply and demand graph concept with chalk and blackboard
Supply and demand graph concept with chalk and blackboard

How Learning Inverts the Supply Curve

In economics the law of supply decrees that as price increases, the quantity supplied also increases. In other words, the classical supply curve is upward sloping. This is true in a world with no learning. But every time an additional unit is produced and acquired by a consumer, producers get better at making it and consumers get better at using it. Both parties are learning and growing the knowledge base. Read More ›
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golden gate & san francisco under fog
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The Homelessness Crisis is a Drug Addiction Crisis

"The word 'homeless' is really a propaganda word designed to trick your brain into thinking that this is a problem of poverty," says Michael Shellenberger. "And progressives have done a real disservice to people suffering from addiction by mis-describing them as people that are somehow suffering from high rents." Read More ›