A 70-year-old Christian in Pakistan was jailed on blasphemy charges on the same day 106 Muslims accused in a 2013 attack on a Christian colony were acquitted.
What Happened When the U.S. Got Rid of Guest Workers? Farms Used Less Labor
Jeffrey Sparshott, Wall Street Journal
A study finds scant benefit for the native-born after a program for seasonal workers from Mexico was terminated.
Remind me what was so great about trade?
Tim Hartford, The Undercover Economist
Economists disagree about most things, but for a couple of centuries they’ve agreed about the merits of free trade, basically for the reasons outlined above. But some readers may be faintly aware of cracks in that consensus — haven’t economists realised that free trade is sometimes bad?
How Governments Destroy Consumer Sovereignty
Per Bylund, Mises Wire
It is easy to fall into the trap of the “cost-plus” method. That is, to consider prices for consumer goods to be a function of the costs of production. Unfortunately, the cost-plus method of pricing is commonly taught to MBA students worldwide, thereby cementing a bureaucratic view of business and the economy.