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A useful, non-shaming guide for working with women

Do men need a guide for how to work with women? Joanne Lipman, writing in The Wall Street Journal, has some suggestions, and they’re worth reading: The point isn’t to blame men. In my view, there has been way too … Continue reading

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Collective bargaining means less-affordable services for taxpayers

Do you think paying 12 percent more for a house than you need to is a good idea? What about when it comes to services provided by state and local government employees? Economists at Miami (Ohio) University and Trinity University[i] … Continue reading

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Minimum wage hike is a way to abdicate responsibility

Earlier this month I wrote a brief post explaining why raising the minimum wage is a dumb idea from an economic perspective and harms the very people it’s supposed to help. In a nutshell, setting an arbitrary minimum wage may … Continue reading

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Detroit and the irony of liberal largesse

Last week, Detroit made history by becoming the largest American city to declare bankruptcy. How can a city go from being the richest per capita in 1960 to bankrupt and broken down in half a century? Many of you probably … Continue reading

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45% of union households in Utah would leave unions, if …

A new survey of 394 union households in Utah shows that 45 percent would leave their unions if they could do so without losing their jobs or receiving any other sort of penalty, while nationally 33.4 percent of union households … Continue reading

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