Month: September 2017

John Stossel Explains How to Get Around Censorship With Decentralized Free Speech
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John Stossel Explains How to Get Around Censorship With Decentralized Free Speech

When it comes to freedom of speech, the federal government does a lot of stupid and self-defeating things. Fortunately, the internet and today’s distributed networks enable everyday citizens to “interpret censorship as damage and route around it.” That 1993 quotation – one of the earliest musings about the relationship between […]

Trump’s Jones Act Waiver Is Only A Temporary Stop-Gap, Repeal Is The Real Solution
Free Trade

Trump’s Jones Act Waiver Is Only A Temporary Stop-Gap, Repeal Is The Real Solution

After a vocal and surprising bipartisan pushback, President Trump on Thursday waived the Jones Act for Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Critics of the act, including conservatives, libertarians, and progressives, hailed it as a victory. But the celebrations may be premature. The Jones Act, loathed by economists but […]