Is the Government Keeping Americans from Their Dream Jobs?

Recently the House Freedom Caucus succeeded in torpedoing a vote on Congress’ latest farm bill. While some believe that passage of this legislation was necessary to help American agriculture, an eye-opening new book by John Tamny, Director of the Center for Economic Freedom at FreedomWorks, reveals how government spending programs not only harm taxpayers, but also make it harder for you to get your dream job. Tamny’s enlightening new book The End of Work: Why Your Passion Can Become Your Job, describes how the nature of work has changed immensely over the last century. Tamny writes, “A hundred and fifty

I’d Rather Invest in Taylor Swift Than the U.S. Government

When I sat down to read John Tamny’s fantastic new book — Who Needs the Fed? — I expected a tome about the errors taking place at the Federal Reserve, specifically in regard to zero-interest rate policy and quantitative easing. And yes, in some respects, Tamny fulfilled that expectation. But Who Needs the Fed? digs into big picture topics that are far more relevant to our daily lives than esoteric concepts such as money supply, M1 and M2, capital requirements, liquidity, and — hey, wake up! — I promise you, this isn’t that type of book. Instead, Tamny has formulated

‘What Taylor Swift, Uber, and Robots Tell Us…’

So, as the headline has it, begins the subtitle of John Tamny’s latest book, Who Needs the Fed? It might have been even more aptly titled The Emperor Has No Clothes. It explodes the myth that government agencies, especially the Federal Reserve System, can be a force for prosperity and with justice for all. John Tamny herein provides the recipe for an American Economic Miracle. Those who find the Fed a soporific subject need not recoil. This book (full disclosure, in which I generously am noted in the acknowledgements) is about people. It is all about how innovation of, by,

Ending Monopoly Money

John Tamny’s new book Who Needs the Fed? is richly praised by such towering figures as George Will, who observes that “John Tamny [is] a one -man antidote to economic obfuscation and mystification,” and by Steve Forbes, who writes of it, “Like a blazing sun melting away a dangerously thick fog, this delightfully written, well-argued and insightful book clears away disastrous misconceptions about money, credit, and the operation of the Federal Reserve. It will become one of the most enormously — and positively — influential treatises of our time.” Among many noteworthy thoughts contained in this book the chapter entitled