Free the Market
Free the Market
by and | Mar 29, 2020

The latest labor market report showed 3.3 million Americans signing up for unemployment benefits — almost five times higher than any other month in history. Without a smart and medically responsible reopening of the U.S. economy soon, that number could…

by | Mar 26, 2020

It’s easy to feel depressed and scared these days. News about the impact and death toll of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, is constant. Government responses have been chaotic, ranging from near-indifference to suddenly shutting down the economy, with politicians offering…

by | Mar 23, 2020

China and Russia are open for business and working at close to capacity, as America shutters most all business and industry in states such as Pennsylvania, New York, California, New Jersey, and Connecticut. In many cases only select manufacturing companies…

by | Mar 19, 2020

While many of us turn to the government for answers to the COVID-19 pandemic, others rightfully seek solutions from the private sector. Last week, the Hoover Institution’s Russ Roberts asked his many Twitter followers to help “create a list of…

by | Mar 17, 2020

While our nation fights the novel coronavirus for our health, many Americans are also waging a daily battle in the financial markets during a time of historic and unprecedented volatility. Many investors can only be left in a constantly shifting…

by | Mar 12, 2020

As the saying goes, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” I would add, “and anti-price gouging legislation in times of crisis.” Yet price increases in the face of sudden shortages are an important impetus to restore supply and demand…

by | Mar 6, 2020

Following increased interest in expanding access to paid family and medical leave, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., joined forces with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., to promote the Family and Medical Insurance Leave, or FAMILY, Act. If we believe the act’s supporters,…

by | Mar 3, 2020

It is no secret that the political Left’s wish list overflows with radical proposals that are far too unpopular to pass into law. Extreme, socialist ideas such as free college tuition, outlawing fossil fuels, speech restrictions, universal Medicare, open borders,…

by | Feb 29, 2020

Adherents of personal liberty, ever attuned to political opportunity, cannot ignore the possibilities presidential election years present. The year 2020 is no different. With an eastward wind comes inspiration from the United Kingdom, courtesy of its exit from the European…

by | Feb 29, 2020

Despite recent stock market jitters related to the coronavirus, the U.S. economy is doing well. Wages are growing, especially for lower-income workers, and unemployment is low. Yet calls are intensifying for the federal government to implement paid leave, which may…

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