Wonder Information Tag

These are extremely stressful times for the world economy, particularly financial markets, which have fallen into bear-market territory. The possibility of recession, however temporary, is upon us. Everyone blames the prospect of pandemic disease. That’s a correct diagnosis as regards the precipitating factor. But economics...

Laissez-faire has become a dirty word. Today it serves as shorthand for a soulless, anything-goes approach to life in which government makes no contribution to a thriving economy and the market is the solution to every problem. The term’s origin, however, suggests...

A new California law is supposed to help millions of freelancers by dictating that they be hired as employees. ---- Don't miss a single video from Stossel TV. Sign up here: https://ift.tt/37hRbtg ---- “It makes sure that the 1 million independent contractors in California get the wages and benefits...

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet…… is from page 36 of Steven Landsburg’s excellent 2019 volume, The Essential Milton Friedman: In a capitalist society, you can turn to anyone who’s willing to fund you. You can appeal to the grass roots, but that in turn might require some funds to...

Here are five videos for your weekend viewing. Enjoy! 1. Video of the Day I (above) is “EV Dreams” from the Clear Energy Alliance, here’s the description: Are “emissions free” electric vehicles inevitable? No, they’re not. In spite of the propaganda, EVs have big problems. They...

Protectionist policies are, on the surface, attractive. Through state means, they promise to protect industries and workers as well as boost a country’s industrial production. But like most top-down solutions, there’s a catch; the government has a knowledge deficiency. “No one knows what technological...