Labor Econ Versus the World, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty:
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Tenet #1: The main reason today's workers have a decent standard of living is that government passed a bunch of laws protecting them.
Critique: High worker productivity plus competition between employers is the real reason today's workers have a decent standard of living. In fact, "pro-worker" laws have dire negative side effects for workers, especially unemployment