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The Logical Progression of “Public Accomodation”

One implication of a positive right to service from a business is the derivative positive right to quality service. “Public accomodation” dictates not just that we perform certain services in the name of equality, and that we must also perform services in a manner to the liking of the “customer.”


War and Time Preference: The American Army in Australia

War and militarization increase time preference, and social ills soon follow.


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Mark Thornton: Record Skyscrapers Planned
Continental record high skyscrapers have occurred in Europe and more recently in China and North America. Such regional or continental records indicate looming economic crisis as did happen in Europe and seems to be unfolding in China and North Ameri ... More »

Mark Thornton: The Man Who Coined "Anarcho-Capitalism"
Michael Oliver, the man who coined the term Anarcho-capitalism is interviewed on Jeff Berwick's Anarchast. Oliver is now a market technician, but over 40 years ago he wrote a book: The New Libertarianism: Anarcho-Capitalism. In the book he shows ... More »

Hunter Lewis: The Hidden Motive Behind Quantitative Easing
Foreign individuals and businesses long ago cut back on their purchases of U.S. bonds. Their place was taken by foreign central banks. The central banks simply created money in their own currency and used it to buy our bonds. The Federal Rese ... More »

Matt McCaffrey: Game of Thrones and the Politics of Fantasy
The internet is filled with talk of the fourth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones. This is welcome news, as Game of Thrones probably offers economists more teachable moments than any show currently on the air (even House of Cards). Fans are probably fam ... More »

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Memoirs

These are difficult times for those who love freedom. But they are nothing like what Mises faced during his life. He prevailed, and his Memoirs explain how. We can learn from Mises in this respect... More »

Lessons for the Young Economist

This is the textbook Lessons for the Young Economist. View the Teachers Manual to Lessons for the Young Economist here We are beyond mere excitement about Lessons for the Young Economist. It is eas... More »

Anatomy of the State

This gives a succinct account of Rothbard’s view of the state. Following Franz Oppenheimer and Albert Jay Nock, Rothbard regards the state as a predatory entity. It does not produce anything... More »

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