Progressives and Race: Spoiling the Picture
Regulation and Racism
Progressive Policy as an Extension of Jim Crow
Blacks, Whites, and Unemployment Rates
Yet, we know the history of economic regulation and we know its effect upon black Americans. Progressives knew what they were doing when they built regulatory structures that pushed African-Americans to the back of the line in the struggle for the government-created economic rents. The results have become doubly tragic because blacks now fully embrace the very political philosophies that made their lives so difficult during the Jim Crow era.
The above originally appeared at Mises.org