Why I Cancelled My Subscription to The Economist: the Case Against Open Borders As a teenager I was enamored by The Economist—the logic of classical (liberal) economics was elegant, almost beautiful in its simplicity. I was . . .
19 in 20 Members Of Congress that Support a Federal $15 Minimum Wage Don’t Even Pay their Interns There’s nothing I hate more than a hypocrite. Sadly, in the business of politics, hypocrisy is ubiquitous. . . .
Trump’s Crackdown on Illegal Aliens is Driving Wage-Growth in US Construction Industry by up to 30% There is a strong correlation between immigration—particularly illegal immigration—and wages. This should be obvious to anyone familiar with the . . .
Is Immigration Good for the Economy? No, Not Always Liberal economists argue (incessantly) that immigration is necessary for the economy to grow. In fact, they imply that without immigration America would crumple into a Third . . .
Will the RAISE Act Hurt America’s Economy? No. Today, President Donald J Trump endorsed the RAISE Act, a controversial bill sponsored by senators Tom Cotton & David Perdue: The RAISE Act would not only stop . . .
The Case for Tariffs President Trump promised to put America first when it comes to foreign trade. Most conservatives think this is a good thing: why should we let Japan manipulate its currency with impunity? . . .
3 Ways Trade Deficits Hurt the US Economy Many of America’s most successful business leaders and investors, from Carl Icahn to Warren Buffet, and of course President Trump, think that the trade deficit is hurting America’s economy. . . .
Why America’s Trade Deficit Will be at the Heart of the Next Economic Collapse Ask ten physicists where an asteroid will be in one year and you’ll get one (right) answer. Ask ten economists where . . .