The Crony Economy
Robert Verbruggen , The American Conservative
Bipartisan outrage doesn’t stop government picking winners and losers.
Pricing the Poorest Out of Opportunity
Don Boudreaux, Cafe Hayek
Once upon a time the land of Tyrantia was ruled by an evil king who took intense pleasure in inflicting pain and suffering upon the poorest people in Tyrantia. “Ha, ha, ha!” laughed the evil king one night to his evil wife, “I’ve just devised an excellent scheme to cause poor people to needlessly suffer even more!”
Modern slavery is still rampant in the countries that produce most of the world’s goods
Abdi Latif Dahir, Quartz
For many in the West, slavery is a far off, historical concept. But a new index shows that consumers all over the world are getting products that at some stage were touched by the hands of modern-day slaves.
How American Capitalism Serves Poorer Nations
Tom Rogan, Opportunity Lives
It’s time the record was set straight: American capitalism is a great servant of poorer nations.