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How Bernie Sanders Is Like Ron Paul

Bernie Sanders and Ron Paul both ran for president as outsiders, talked about ideas and policies rather than their opponents, and used televised debates to generate internet buzz.

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Whole Milk and Humility

Could decades of government warnings about whole milk be in error? Maybe that’s an argument for keeping dietary advice in the realm of persuasion, not official policy.

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Still the Slowest Recovery

If you put obstacles in the way of investment and employment, you’ll likely get less investment and employment — as we’re learning in this very slow recovery.

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Ignoring Rand Paul

Rand Paul is talking about themes that could broaden the appeal of the Republican Party, but many observers aren’t noticing.

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Markets Find a Way

Residents of Washington, D.C., are finding innovative ways around a new law making it legal to grow marijuana but not to sell it.

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Who Could Have Seen That Coming?

Recent news stories on the effects of minimum wage increases, student loans, and “green jobs” programs aren’t really surprising if you understand a bit of economics.

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

Suddenly a free‐​market think tank, an international human rights group, and a Washington, D.C. councilmember are calling for the legalization of a prostitution. The beginning of a trend?