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Fight the Myth of Fair Trade

As Barron’s editorial page editor Thomas Donlan notes in his March 6 editorial: “Fair trade” is never fair, because it always means that the deadening thumb of government has to adjust the scales of commerce in favor of domestic businesses that can’t succeed any other way.






Fantasy football and free-market economics

EconomicFreedom.org takes a look at “Fantasy Football and Economic Freedom: Lessons to Learn.” It’s a nice piece, and it even references cronyism. To longtime readers of the Locker Room, the idea is quite familiar (as is the graph). We’ve discussed it in general. We’ve used it to illustrate the importance of voluntary trade and discussContinue Reading