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Making Whistle-Blowing Pay

Making Whistle-Blowing Pay

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Warren C. Gibson The federal bureaucracies are hard at work churning out rules to implement the Dodd-Frank financial “reform” act. In May the Securities and Exchange Commission announced rules for its new whistleblower program, which rewards individuals who provide the agency with “high-quality tips that [...]

Elizabeth Warren’s Non Sequitur

Elizabeth Warren’s Non Sequitur

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Sheldon Richman If you spend any time on a social network, you’re bound to come across this video of Elizabeth Warren, who’s running for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts. In her remarks she says: There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody. You built a factory out there? Good for [...]

Depression, War, and Recovery

Depression, War, and Recovery

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Sheldon Richman In a recent mini-debate on the radio with a Keynesian economist, I ran into the increasingly popular claim that massive spending during World War II ended the Great Depression. (Listen to my response here.) In an odd way this is progress. If it took World War II to end the Depression, that [...]

Social Cooperation, Part 2

Social Cooperation, Part 2

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Sheldon Richman A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Ludwig von Mises’s emphasis on social cooperation as the basis of his economic philosophy, particularly in his magnum opus, Human Action. I thought I’d follow up with more thoughts on this subject. Mises was no maverick in this regard. Interest in [...]

The Infrastructure Delusion

The Infrastructure Delusion

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Richard Fulmer Infrastructure does not an economy make. Highways and railroads, airports and seaports, communications towers and fiber optics cables are essential for the flow of commerce, but it is the people, goods, and information moving over and through this infrastructure that are the heart of an economy. [...]

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