Articles & Essays

The articles and essay links below will take you into further depth into political, economic, financial and history-related content. Visit regularly to see what’s new, as I’ll be posting here regularly! It’ll be a fun smorgasbord of links.

(And if you have questions on any of this content, go the the Contact page to ask!) “Price Controls are Disastrous for Venezuela, and Everywhere Else!”

At some point, it will be necessary for my blog entries to flesh out price controls, but for now, this will need to suffice for the reader who may not be as familiar with this: price controls are government price ceilings (the highest a price may be) and price floors (the lowest a price may be). When we get into the importance of prices, we’ll learn how vital prices are in communicating information about consumer demand. Imposing price controls distorts the market process, diverts resources where they are not wanted, and creates shortages or surpluses while reducing the production of goods and services that are actually wanted. Enjoy this article for a fuller look at the case study of Venezuela!

The Coming Divide” by Jason Stapleton

A sobering white paper on the already and coming effects of the ACA (Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare). This is crucial to understand.

“10 Ways World War I Affects Us Today”

Though this is article leaves a lot of history without elaboration, it’s a fun article that piques the interest about a whole bunch of things that still affect us because of the Great War.

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