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Economic Lean Times to Continue for 2016?

Fearing Lean Times, U.S. Companies Tighten Purse Strings By Caroline Valetkevitch and Marcus E. Howard Reuters February 2016 NEW YORK (Reuters) – The capital spending slump that originated in the hard-hit energy sector appears to be spreading more widely across … Continue reading

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The Injustice of Just Price, Just Wages, Just Compensation, and Value Theory

Labor and Unequal Exchange By Timothy D. Terrell  [Recently] I attended a conference on Christianity and economics at Baylor University. I presented a paper of my own, on the necessity of the price system to environmental stewardship, but mostly I … Continue reading

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San Bernardino Surrenders

San Bernardino Surrenders By Steven Greenhut The bankrupt city gives in to California’s public pension giant. Now what? June 2014 California’s taxpayers should have been rooting for the bankrupt city of San Bernardino as it wrestled with the California Public Employees’ … Continue reading

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Liberalism’s Judicial Activism = Liberal Statist Fascism?

Brennan’s Revenge By Steven Malanga State judicial activism has cost taxpayers billions in unfunded mandates and thwarted efforts to control spending. Writing in the Harvard Law Review in 1977, Supreme Court Justice William Brennan, Jr., exhorted state judges to embrace activist interpretations … Continue reading

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Dear California…

Why the Left Doesn’t [Really] Care about Bad Economic News By Dennis Prager  Most conservatives, and just about all independents, have a huge misperception of the left. They think that the gulf between conservatism and leftism is primarily about means, … Continue reading

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Towards a Moral Economy

Calvin Coolidge and the Moral Case for Economy By Amity Shlaes The following is adapted from a talk given at Hillsdale College on January 27, 2013, during a conference on “The Federal Income Tax: A Centenary Consideration,” co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Environmentalism and Human Sacrifice

Environmentalism and Human Sacrifice By Dennis Prager  Last week, Bjorn Lomborg, the widely published Danish professor and director of one of the world’s leading environmental think tanks, the Copenhagen Consensus Center, published an article about the Philippines’ decision, after 12 … Continue reading

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