Unpaid internships are great. They are win-win. They let young people experiment with careers, and figure out what they’d like and what they’re good at.
Last year, Congress agreed to $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts, unless politicians find other things to cut. They didn’t, of course.
The Education Blob
The Blob claims teachers are underpaid. But today American teachers average more than $50,000 a year. Teachers’ hourly wages exceed what most architects, accountants and nurses make.
In praise of discrimination
I fear that even if the Supreme Court overrules most of Obamacare, Republicans will join Democrats in restoring “good” parts of the law.
Regulating political speech
It’s presidential season, so again pundits are indignant that money is spent on politics.
Should government be involved in health care?
Under government health care, bureaucrats will decide how long we wait for our knee operation or cataract surgery, or if we get lifesaving treatment at all.
On top of existing mountains of red tape, the Obama administration has piled on more, with more to come.
Improving life for workers
It seems intuitive that a free market would lead to a “race to the bottom.”
Keeping business honest
It took me too long to understand that business’s desire for profit is a good thing.
Making life fair
A free market will create big differences in wealth. That wealth disparity is simply a byproduct of freedom — vastly diverse individuals competing to serve consumers will arrive at vastly diverse outcomes.