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Telecommunications Deregulation

What prevents a wider array of musical choices in radio station listener markets? more

Social Security Privatization

Can Social Security be privatized? What is your opinion of the subject? more

Private Currency and the Gold Standard

What is the feasibility of private currency, and how does the gold standard relate to this? more

Foreign Holdings of U.S. Currency

It was reported recently that Russians are holding $30 billion of US currency in the form of cash. It was also commented that this constitutes a form of interest-free loan to the US. Why? more

The Gold Standard and the Great Depression

Did the gold standard in any way "cause" the Great Depression? more

Balanced Budgets and Depressions

Do balanced budgets cause depressions? more

Important Free Market Books

What are some of the books in the field of free-market economics that you have found indispensable? more

Regulation and Monopolies

How does one respond to the idea that government needs to regulate monopolies? More specifically, in laissez faire economics, is there any time when government would intervene "for the consumer's good"? more

Professors and Academics as Champions of the Working Class

Why is it that academics in universities around the world seem to portray themselves as champions of the working class? more

Immigration and Open Borders

How would an open border policy be beneficial to the economy of the United States? more

False Advertising and the Free Market

In a free-market economy, what would prevent businesses from false advertisement? Businesses could easily say one thing and do another if no one is regulating. How can this be a good thing? more

Balancing Imports and Exports

Are Americans buying imports with exports? more

Health and Safety Standards in a Free Market

In a free-market economy, what health standards are offered to consumers and employees? more

Giant Chain Stores vs.  Mom and Pop  Stores

What would happen to smaller businesses in a free market economy? Would they survive, or would large corporations put them all out of business? more

Tax Cuts vs. Government Revenue

Why does debate over the effects of income tax cuts on revenues and the budget deficit never end? more

Student Loans and the High Cost of College

What is your opinion of government student loan programs? Aren’t they helpful to students who can’t afford the high costs of college? more

Minimum Wage and Fairness

In a free-market economy, wouldn't employees be paid less than the minimum wage? more

Environmental Protection vs. Corporate Profits

Can the environment still be protected despite the ruthless, profit-driven, corporate world? more