And you wouldn't dare insult me, sir,
If Jack were only here.
Friday, March 25, 2011
Cafeteria Libertarianism Question of the Week: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
I suppose I'm beating this one to death but I'm actually not sure what the answer might be. That is: I gather the Triangle Shirtwaist fire triggered a wave of worker safety legislation. Would a consistent libertarian find this approach:
A naive and misdirected initiative, perhaps well-intentioned but sure to undermine the smooth functioning of the market.