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The Benefits and Perils of Free Trade

Russ Roberts has a great example demonstrating the benefits and perils of free trade with a health care example. Suppose a scientist invents a pill that once you take it lets you live until 120 with no health issues whatsoever. Once you turn 120, you die a peaceful death on your birthday. Suppose the scientist, […]

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Trade in the Ninth Century

An excerpt from a National Geographic article by Simon Worrall: The world economy in the ninth century had two powerful engines. One was Tang dynasty China, an empire stretching from the South China Sea to the borders of Persia, with ports open to foreign traders from far and wide. The Tang welcomed diverse people to […]

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Quotation of the Day

“When goods do not cross borders, soldiers will.” Frédéric Bastiat

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