Looking over the political and economic landscape of what Karl Marx's ideas wrought, over especially the last one hundred years, one might think that his name and his legacy would be held in the same hatred, contempt, and disgust as Adolf Hitler, the fashioner of German National Socialism (Nazism).
A Startup Designed a Cheap Alternative to Braces. Orthodontists (Naturally) Want It Regulated. | David R. Henderson 65
Notice the price difference between this new technology for orthodontics and the old. You can see why orthodontists are arguing against it: some of them would lose their jobs and many of them would lose income from this new Schumpeterian competition.
Transportation of produce opens up the possibility of contamination and rotting. Some problems are inevitable, the result of one of the largest, most efficient food delivery networks in the world. But, as has occurred too many times, misguided federal policies have unintended consequences that lead to increased suffering and complications.
That Silly Obamacare Rule that Forces Restaurants to Change Their Menus Is about to Go into Effect | Michelle Minton
Within days, chain restaurants and grocery stores nationwide will have to comply with a high-cost, low-value Obamacare menu-labeling mandate. Failure to comply with the law could land shop owners in prison for a year with a fine of up to $100,000 and a year in prison.
California is a lot like France. They're both wonderful places to visit. And they're both great places to live if you already have a lot of money. But neither jurisdiction is very friendly to people who want to get rich. And, thanks to tax competition, that's having a meaningful impact on migration patterns.
18 Spectacularly Wrong Predictions Made Around the Time of the First Earth Day In 1970. Expect More This Year. | Mark J. Perry
Around the time of the first Earth Day in 1970, and in the years following, there was a "torrent of apocalyptic predictions" and many of those predictions were featured in his Reason article.