Memorial Day and the Meaning of Freedom

Blog14 min ago
What does freedom really mean? Freedom is the absence of state coercion. Nothing more, but certainly nothing less.

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There Ain’t no Economics in Economic Impact Studies

Blog12 hours ago
Interest groups often commission "impact studies" that just happen to prove the economy will benefit from whatever the interest group wants to do.

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Week in Review: May 27, 2017

StrategyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryPraxeology

Blog05/26/2017
Trump's budget signals that as far as government spending goes, it's business as usual in Washington.

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How Not to Study the State

EducationPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog05/26/2017
Most high school government classes offer an analysis of the state that's shockingly simplistic and simple-minded.

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Patrick Newman: Rothbard vs. The Progressive Era

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

05/26/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Patrick Newman discuss Murray Rothbard's unique analysis of a critical time in US history.

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Federal Bureaucrat to the Public: Be Afraid!

Blog05/26/2017
Governments have always thrived on the fear of the taxpayers, and the DHS secretary is sure that if we knew what he knew, we'd "never leave the house."

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The Eye-Care Industry Wants Big Government to Crush the Competition

The EntrepreneurMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/26/2017
In a typical case of an industry using government to fight the competition, the American Optometric Assoc. wants a monopoly in the eyecare industry.

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What Keeps James Bullard Up at Night

The Fed

05/26/2017FedWatch
We all have our worries in life. For Bullard, it's that your cost of living is not as high as it should be.

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