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The Media Has Conveniently Forgotten George W. Bush's Many Atrocities

Blog4 hours ago

George W. Bush has resurfaced to pander to the Left and the media in hopes of getting some attention. Apparently, Bush's brutal history of lies, wars, and torture is all fine now since he said some nice things condemning racism.

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Entrepreneurship in the Time of COVID-19

Blog7 hours ago

It is always a challenge for entrepreneurs to try and predict what customers will want in the future. But now things are even more unpredictable. And government regulations aren't helping either.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Credit Crisis

06/02/2020Power & Market

When the Fed board meets next week, they'll like pick one of these three options. They're all bad, but some are downright ugly.

The Jones Act: 100 Years of Failed Protectionism

Blog06/04/2020

June 5 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the Jones Act, a law passed to protect the domestic water transportation industry from outside competition.

Mr. Trump, Don't Deploy the Military to American Cities without Their Consent

Blog06/03/2020

Some conservatives insist on calling for the president to deploy troops to pacify rioters even without the consent of state governments in affected areas. If this happens, it will be yet another nail in the coffin of the principles of decentralization, subsidiarity, and limited federal power....

Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost

06/03/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Jeffrey Degner reviews Caitlin Zaloom's Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost and finds that while the anthropological approach led to interesting anecdotes, Zaloom's economics fall short.

Progressives and the Origins of the Economic "Consensus"

Blog06/03/2020

Why economics abandoned the analysis of human action in favor of Keynes-inspired math-centered economics.

Richard Cobden: Exemplar of Liberty, Property, and Peace

Blog06/03/2020

Richard Cobden today is an underappreciated hero of peace and freedom in trade, and he fought the power of the state at every turn.

War for Hong Kong?

The United States has been trying to provoke China into a conflict for years. But Americans benefit far more from peace with China. We shouldn't fall for the state's latest hate campaign against foreigners.

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