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Big Box Panic

Michael C. Moynihan

Americans have been afraid of chain stores for nearly a century, but independent outlets keep thriving.

Democrats' Prosperity Problem

George F. Will

Pulitzer-winning columnist George F. Will explains in The Washington Post how tax cuts benefit the economy.

The Truth About Taxes and Redistribution

Veronique de Rugy

Veronique de Rugy breaks down some of the myths surrounding taxes and redistribution of wealth.

Private Enterprise Does It Better

John Stossel

Whatever government can do, private enterprise can do better, cheaper and more efficiently, John Stossel argues at

Economists in the Wild

Steven F. Hayward

In his article for The American, Steven F. Hayward argues that, far from damaging brains and killing seals, applying basic economics to the environment preserves it.

I don't care where my food comes from

Ronald Bailey

Ronald Bailey argues that, thanks to the free market, we don't have to know where our food comes from, and that's a good thing.

All I think is that it’s stupid

Dave Barry

Glen Garvin sits down with humorist and frequent critic of Big Government Dave Barry.

Why Obamanomics has failed

Allan Meltzer

In his Wall Street Journal article, Allan Meltzer argues that Obama's economic stimulus plans failed in their primary goal and actually hurt the economy by creating uncertainty in markets.

Top 10 Ways Government Kills Jobs In America

Arthur C. Brooks

Arthur C. Brooks lists the top 10 job-killers in America.

Portland Lemonade Stand Runs into Health Inspectors, Needs $120 License to Operate

Helen Jung

Helen Jung of The Oregonian writes "The state of the free market in America: Health inspectors shut down a 7-year-old girl's lemonade stand because she doesn't have a license."