Calculating freedom in an unfree world

How does one quantify freedom? Is it even possible to calculate such a thing? Over the years, several entities have collaborated in an attempt to do just that. Freedom House, an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world, publishes a yearly report titled “Freedom in the World” which […]

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Debunking the CEPR report on minimum wage

A recent “study” released by the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) attempts to debunk the claim by many economists that increasing the minimum wage harms job growth. The analysis states, “At the beginning of 2014, 13 states increased their minimum wage. Of these 13 states, four passed legislation raising their minimum wage (Connecticut, New […]

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