Regulation


Get Ready for the War on Meat

Get Ready for the War on Meat

By José Niño Mises Institute February 13, 2018   Get Ready for the War on Meat   Plant-based diets, especially vegan diets, seem to be all the rage these days. Based on the practice of eschewing animal products, veganism has attracted a broad coalition of interest groups — ranging from animal rights to environmental activists — […]


Why California Has the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rate

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute January 18, 2018   Why California Has the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rate   Earlier this week, the LA Times reminded its readers that California has the highest poverty rate in the nation. Specifically, when using the Census Bureau’s most recent” Supplemental Poverty Measure” (SPM), California clocks in with a poverty rate of 20 percent, […]

Why California Has the Nation's Worst Poverty Rate

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Just Say No to Jeff Sessions

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 9, 2018   Just Say No to Jeff Sessions   Attorney General Jeff Sessions kicked off the New Year by reversing the Obama-era guidance for federal prosecutors to limit their enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use. In what is […]


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Dangers of Government Control

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com January 4, 2018   Dangers of Government Control   We are a nation of 325 million people. We have a bit of control over the behavior of our 535 elected representatives in Congress, the president and the vice president. But there are seven unelected people who have life-and-death control over our […]


You Can’t Regulate Away Crony Capitalism

By Sam Dugan Foundation for Economic Education January 2, 2018   You Can’t Regulate Away Crony Capitalism Increasing the scope of government over business accelerates the problem of crony capitalism.     In a time of political polarization, it can be reassuring when the left and the right agree on an issue. One such area […]

Increasing the scope of government over business accelerates the problem of crony capitalism.

Government Should Leave Bakers Alone

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 12, 2017   Government Should Leave Bakers Alone   Last week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case stems from the refusal of Masterpiece Cakeshop, a bakery, to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The […]

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$2,830 Appendectomy in Mexico

$2,830 Appendectomy in Mexico

By David Hathaway LewRockwell.com November 30, 2017   $2,830 Appendectomy in Mexico     My son had an attack of appendicitis late Saturday night. I knew that the Obamacare inflated prices for surgery in the U.S. would be ridiculous and that the service would likely be impersonal, involve long waits, and be nerve-wracking. I have friends […]


What National Review Gets Wrong About the Opioid Crisis and the War on Drugs

What National Review Gets Wrong About the Opioid Crisis and the War on Drugs

By Shane Smith The Daily Bell November 18, 2017   What National Review Gets Wrong About the Opioid Crisis and the War on Drugs     Alright, libertarians, you wanted drug legalization, right? Well, with opioids, via loose prescriptions, you got it, and what’s happened? We are in the middle of the worst epidemic of […]


Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats

By Against Crony Capitalism November 18, 2017   Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats How many thousands died because the Food and Drug Administration refused to provide access to drugs that might have saved their lives?     (From The American Spectator)   It was early March 2001 when 21-year-old Abigail Burroughs was told by […]

Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats

Obama Administration's Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

Obama Administration’s Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute November 4, 2017   Obama Administration’s Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor   One of the most devastating consequences of the Obama Administration has been that Americans who don’t have the luxury of large bank accounts are continuing to be treated like second-class citizens by the US financial system. […]


Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers

By Mark Thornton Mises Institute October 30, 2017   Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers   The Washington Post and “60 Minutes” have just peeled back another sordid layer in the War on Drug by exposing Big Pharma’s role in expanding the Opiod Crisis that has resulted in more than 30,000 deaths per […]

Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers