Related Freeman Articles
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court Rules on Affirmative Action—Again
JUNE 24, 2013 by WENDY MCELROY
Affirmative action has provoked passions--and confusing Supreme Court rulings--since it was first instituted. A ruling today could finally bring some clarity to the issue.
Coca-Cola Confronts the Politics of Obesity
JUNE 03, 2013 by WENDY MCELROY
Coca-Cola just became the latest company to knuckle under to public health bullying.
APRIL 11, 2013 by WENDY MCELROY
The unemployment rate is exactly the kind of statistic whose meaning relies on the political context as much as or more than the reality it's meant to reflect.
MARCH 13, 2013 by WENDY MCELROY
Using a criminal background check to screen potential new hires can get you sued. That's because minorities have born the brunt of bad laws, particularly drug laws. Bad laws, and not potential employers, should be the focus of equal-opportunity lawsuits.