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Subliminal Advertising for Politicians

Text from National Public Radio, Morning Edition When I teach economics and talk about how difficult it is for advertisers…

In Praise of the Oh-So-Dependable Cardboard Box

From St. Louis Post-Dispatch When you think of the greatest inventions of all time, you think of the wheel, movable…

Nothing Left to Buy?

From Ideas on Liberty America is now in the middle of an unparalleled economic expansion. In the fourth quarter of…

Would a ban on soft money hurt special interest politics?

Text from National Public Radio, Morning Edition The rush toward campaign finance reform continues to pick up momentum. People want…

Microsoft Woods

Text from Morning Edition The record-shattering performance of Tiger Woods at the U.S. Open has galvanized the Justice Department to…

Transforming the Political Marketplace

From Ideas on Liberty What we expect from our politicians goes a long way toward determining what kind of politicians…

Nothing’s Free: How Lotteries Work

From Ideas on Liberty, at FEE.org My brother and I have a game we play from time to time. He…

Illuminating the Unseen

From Ideas on Liberty, Vol. 49, No. 3, at FEE.org The good effects of laws are often easily seen. The…