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Ep. 78: Big Business Loves Big Government: Cronyism in American Politics (with Timothy P. Carney)

Ep. 78: Big Business Loves Big Government: Cronyism in American Politics (with Timothy P. Carney)

Trevor Burrus: Welcome to Free Thoughts from Libertarianism.org and The Cato Institute. I’m Trevor Burrus, a research fellow at The Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies Aaron Ross Powell: I’m Aaron Ross Powell, editor of Libertarianism.org and research…

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In California, Protecting Workers Means Outlawing Their Jobs

In California, Protecting Workers Means Outlawing Their Jobs

As a freelancer I have the flexibility to do work while I’m at school, or do you work late at night, or you know not work that week because I’m busy. Cassie Dylan is getting a master’s in…

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Everything on Demand

Everything on Demand

Shocking examples of big businesses abusing their workers. The most predatory business practice. Consumer abuse Widespread consumer abuses Reporters complain about business. We rarely cover the good things businesses do. The constant improvements that happen slowly. Here’s a…

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Does Capitalism Exploit Workers? – Learn Liberty

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Healthcare Should Not Be a For-Profit Business, says Jesse Ventura

Healthcare Should Not Be a For-Profit Business, says Jesse Ventura

Pharma is corporate healthcare and I don’t believe that healthcare should be a for profit business. And unfortunately with pharma it totally is. Like this bozo – that pill that AIDS patients needed and this bozo raises the…

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POLICING FOR PROFIT: Feds try to take innocent elderly couple’s Mom-and-Pop motel

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My name is Russ Caswell, I run Caswell Motel in Tewksbury, MA. My father built it in Nineteen Fifty-Five. It’s been in the family ever since then, and I took it over in Nineteen Ninety-Four. I’m sixty-nine, my…

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Introduction to the Labor & Employment Working Group

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My name is Greg Jacob and I am the Chairman of the Labor & Employment working group of the Regulatory Transparency Project. I’m a partner at O’Melveny & Myers and a former Deputy Solicitor and Solicitor of the…

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Does the Minimum Wage Hurt Workers?

Does the Minimum Wage Hurt Workers?

Does the Minimum Wage Hurt Workers? Some politicians argue that raising the minimum wage helps the poor and disadvantaged. It might seem that way at first. Certainly workers who are earning $8 an hour today would be better…

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The $15 Minimum Wage Is Turning Hard Workers Into Black Market Lawbreakers

The $15 Minimum Wage Is Turning Hard Workers Into Black Market Lawbreakers

If the car wash workers can organize, any workers can organize. In 2015 demonstrators including union leaders and elected officials blocked traffic and were arrested in front of a small car wash in Brooklyn. It was an empowering…

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Business Cycles Explained: Real Business Cycle Theory

Business Cycles Explained: Real Business Cycle Theory

Economists call it real business cycle theory, but maybe that’s a funny name for lay people. What it really means is that business cycles are often caused by negative shocks to technology. Let’s make that more concrete. Let’s…

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