the wisdom of irony The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) is not democratic—it’s barely even a republic. The same goes for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic . . .
Understanding Karl Marx on Free Trade What do David Ricardo, Ben Shapiro, and Karl Marx have in common? They’re all free traders. No, this is not a tongue-in-cheek jab designed to smear Ricardo or Marx. . . .
According to The Hill, a new study shows that “isolationist trade policies” could cut $2 trillion from America’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2022. As such, President Trump’s tariffs will not make America great again—they . . .
We’re Off To A Good Start In The “Trade War” Yesterday, the Trump administration slapped $60 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. The tariffs are intended to protect American innovation and competitiveness in the global . . .
intellectual whack-a-mole Facts don’t care about your feelings. ~Ben Shapiro Last Thursday Ben Shapiro responded to my article “Why Ben Shapiro is Wrong on Free Trade” with his own piece: “Yes, Tariffs Are Still Stupid. . . .
How Isaac Newton Lost a Fortune Isaac Newton was a genius—perhaps the most intelligent man to ever walk this earth. It was he who uncovered the laws of motion, he who unravelled light’s mysteries, and . . .
President Trump Promised Tariffs, Let’s Hope he Delivers In 1988 Donald Trump told Oprah Winfrey that America was being “ripped off” by its trading partners. Between 1979 and 1988 nearly 2 million Americans lost their manufacturing . . .
Applying the Pareto Principle to the Immigration Debate Have you ever noticed that most of the people you work with are useless? Sure they seem busy, but most of them get precious little done. In . . .
Why Millennials Should Oppose a DACA Amnesty Although millennials are the first to virtuously signal their support for granting amnesty to DACA recipients, they are also the demographic cohort most hurt by DACA. This is an . . .