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Ed Pletner Applies Alertness, Discovery, and Capabilities-Based Strategy to Start, Manage, and Grow His Firm

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/23/2019Audio/Video
Alertness, Discovery, and Resource-Based Strategy. Ed Pletner talks with Hunter Hastings about applying these economic concepts to start, grow, and manage a thriving business.
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Why Do Socialists Hate Families?

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Families provide an example of social bonds without private property, prices, and “capitalist exploitation.” So, it's odd that Marx wanted to abolish the family.

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Private Property, Public Purpose

Private Property

04/25/2019Books
Property in private hands used for the production of goods and services for the market is already for all practical purposes public wealth. It is serving the public just as much as — in fact, far more effectively than — if it were owned and operated by the government.
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Government Spending on Colleges in the US Is Higher than in the Countries with "Free" College

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog04/25/2019

Government spending on higher education is higher in the US than in Switzerland, Germany, or France. But colleges remain expensive here because they focus more on non-educational perks and extras.

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No, Ilhan Omar Wasn't Taken Out of Context

04/25/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy critiques an article by Conor Friedersdorf, in which Friedersdorf mocks the right-wing outrage over Rep. Ilhan Omar's 9/11 remarks as a tempest in a teapot.
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Political Centralization Ended the Roman Republic

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog04/25/2019

In order to destroy the Republic in favor of empire, the new Roman dictators systematically dismantled the Republic's system of local autonomy and self-rule.

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Marxism vs. the Majority

BiographiesWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

04/24/2019Mises Daily Articles
As the Marxians do not admit that differences of opinion can be settled by discussion and persuasion or decided by majority vote, no solution is open but civil war.
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Free Lori Loughlin and All Political Prisoners

Legal System

Lori Loughlin has been brave enough to defy the government. For that, she should be celebrated for refusing to bow down before “that coldest of all cold monsters, the state.”

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Ayn Rand's Political Philosophy

04/24/2019Power & Market

Foundations of A Free Society is a valuable collection of essays on Ayn Rand's political philosophy. The contributors include both Objectivist philosophers and libertarians who are not Objectivists.

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If Billionaires Are Worried About Inequality, They Should Dial up Their Investment Risk

Financial MarketsPoverty

Blog04/24/2019

If inequality keeps billionare Ray Dalio up at night, he could shrink his holdings through bold capital allocations aggressively focused on changing how we live, work, fly, and play.

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