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Clear and Present Dangers 6: Government Makes Matters Worse

In my latest reading of Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of American Government (copyright 1975), M. Stanton Evans argues essentially that government intervention makes problems worse.  According to Evans, increasing the minimum wage discourages businesses from hiring African-American … Continue reading

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Robert Reich’s I’ll Be Short 2: Solutions and Counter-productive Consequences

In my latest reading of I’ll Be Short: Essentials for a Decent Working Society, Robert Reich essentially addresses the issue of whether doing the right thing would have counter-productive consequences for businesses and workers.  You hear from a number of … Continue reading

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Robert Reich’s I’ll Be Short 1

I started Robert Reich’s 2002 book, I’ll Be Short: Essentials for a Decent Working Society.  This book was published in the year that Reich was running for Governor of Massachusetts, as a Democrat.  But Reich did not gain the Democratic … Continue reading

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