Wendy McElroy

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Let a Thousand Home Businesses Bloom

Time for regulators to take their boot off the neck of microbusiness

APRIL 14, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY

Jobs are still scarce. Why are regulators keeping people from creating their own jobs with home businesses?

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The UAW Against the Volunteer State

Labor politics is desperate, thanks to capital mobility

MARCH 28, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY

Labor union dynamics are changing; a recent vote at a Volkswagen plant struck a blow against the UAW's strategy to adapt.

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Cage Complex

Why is America’s prison population soaring?

JANUARY 21, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY

Police states are the mother of prison complexes. Whatever solutions arise will come from shining the harsh light of reality upon both.

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Homeschooling: The Public Schools’ Invasive Species

JULY 30, 2013 by WENDY MCELROY

Homeschooling produces better students at lower prices than government schools, with less time spent on indoctrination. So of course the government sees it as a threat.

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Unionizing Nanny

What’s Wrong with Domestic Workers’ “Bill(s) of Rights”

JULY 08, 2013 by WENDY MCELROY

The push to create "bills of rights" for nannies benefits governments, unions, and large health-care institutions--not disadvantaged workers, children, the elderly, or taxpayers.

CURRENT ISSUE

April 2014

Around the world, people are struggling to throw off authoritarianism, with deeply mixed results. From Egypt to Venezuela, determined people build networks to overthrow their regimes, but as yet we have not learned to live without Leviathan. In this issue, Michael Malice and Gary Dudney discuss their glimpses inside totalitarian regimes, while Sarah Skwire and Michael Nolan look at how totalitarian regimes grind down the individual--and how individuals fight back. Plus, Jeffrey Tucker identifies a strain in libertarianism that, left unchecked, could reduce even our vibrant movement to something that is analogous to the grim aesthetic of architectural brutalism. The struggle for our lives and freedom is a struggle for beauty; it begins inside each of us.
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