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The Collapse of America's Health Care Industry

Mark Thornton explains why Obamacare is simply one more step along the road to health care serfdom. Thornton is a...

Mises U 2012

Hayek and Friedman: Head to Head

This lecture by Roger Garrison was presented at the 2012 Mises University in Auburn, Alabama.

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Peter St. Onge: "Moneyness" in a Digital Age

Jeff Deist and Peter St. Onge discuss some of the fundamental questions about money in this electronic age.


The Harrison Narcotics Tax Act

Interviewed by host Paul Molloy on the Freedom Works radio program, Mark Thornton discusses how the Harrison Narcotics...

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Stalemate, Crisis, and the Triumph of the Modern State

One hundred years ago, the combatants of World War One fought themselves to a standstill. The warring regimes then used...

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All I Want for Christmas is a (Real) Government Shutdown

Those who voted for the omnibus to avoid a shutdown fail to grasp that the consequences of blindly expanding government...

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The Social Function of Economic Inequality

The rich make new resource-intensive products economically feasible. Those wealthy early-adopters of new products act...

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The American Revolution Was Not a Party

Some are now debating over whether or not the Ferguson riots are in the tradition of the Boston Tea Party. While the...

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Our Enemy The Fed

Glenn Jacobs explains why understanding the Federal Reserve System is one of the most important tasks facing Americans.