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Sunny Side Up

This commentary aired on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered on December 26, 2007. You can listen to it here.…

Why We Trade

from Foreign Policy, November 2007 To hear most politicians talk, you’d think that exports are the key to a country’s…

Defending Baseball’s UnNatural

This commentary aired on NPR’s All Things Considered on September 13, 2007. You can listen to it here. At the…

The Lady in the Harbor

This commentary aired on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered on June 7, 2007. You can listen to it here.…

Can You Be Too Rich?

This commentary appeared in the Los Angeles Times on March 18, 2007 along with pieces by philosopher Peter Singer, and…

Protectionists Never Learn

This commentary appeared in the Wall Street Journal on March 12, 2007 I’m thinking of a country. America’s trade deficit…

Workers Don’t Need Unions

This commentary appeared in the Los Angeles Times, February 17, 2007. LABOR UNIONS’ importance in the workplace has fallen steadily…

College Football Without Romance

This commentary was published in the Boston Globe on February 7, 2007 WE CALL FOOTBALL a game. But Super Bowl…

A Debt of Gratitude

This article appeared in TCS Daily on December 6, 2006 and was reprinted in a tribute to Milton Friedman in…

Traffic Nirvana Unlikely on the Cape

This commentary was published in the Boston Globe on November 6, 2006 THE SAGAMORE ROTARY is gone, and the rejoicing…

Does the Trade Deficit Destroy American Jobs?

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Incentives Matter

Towards the end of the 18th century, England began sending convicts to Australia. The transportation was privately provided but publicly…

Funding Space Travel

As much as commentator Russell Roberts loves the idea of space exploration, he doesn’t want to have to pay for…

The Lessons of Monopoly

When our children got old enough, we’d play Monopoly, a game that was an important part of my childhood. The…

In Defense of High Prices and Profits

From National Public Radio’s Morning Edition Click here for audio edition. Those Senate hearings on the cause of high gasoline…