France 24: French lawmakers on both sides unite to spear Amazon

Source – France 24 – Joseph Bamat [From John: This article shows the absurdity of leftist economics, and it also demonstrates the consequences of having political power exceed economic power in a society. As scary as it may seem to have an open relationship between business and government, think for a moment how much scarier things … Read more France 24: French lawmakers on both sides unite to spear Amazon

Do Illegal Immigrants Take American Jobs?

I recently butchered an interview when I was asked, “Do illegal immigrants take American jobs?” My answer, which no doubt confounded my interviewer and left him with the impression that I was intellectually confused, was, “Yes and no, but usually yes.” This article is meant to defend that statement, and perhaps find a way to … Read more Do Illegal Immigrants Take American Jobs?

Is Minimum Wage Really Still Debated?

Today I read an article from a friend of mine entitled, “Minimum Wage Increase: The Debate Continues.” I thought to myself, “what an interesting title! I didn’t realize anyone still thought the minimum wage was a defensible policy.” The article argued that the price elasticity of demand for labor is near 0 and therefore increasing … Read more Is Minimum Wage Really Still Debated?