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The Week in Review: July 23, 2016

Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurMedia and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog07/22/2016

As expected, this week's political convention failed to offer any real solutions to the problems we face.

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Robert Higgs: The State is too Dangerous to Tolerate

War and Foreign Policy

07/22/2016Audio/Video
Robert Higgs demolishes many of the popular misconceptions about — and justifications for — the state.

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Austrian Economics and the Entrepreneur

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

07/22/2016The Austrian
Entrepreneur Nathan Bond discusses how Austrian economics has provided him insights into the art of founding and growing a business.

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The Consequences of Militarized Police Forces

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPrivate Property

Blog07/22/2016

When police are trained to regard the citizens as military opponents, bad things happen.

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Britain's Minimum Wage Short-Changes Young Workers

Global EconomyCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog07/21/2016

In the UK, a national minimum wage was introduced in 1999. Things have been getting worse for young workers ever since.

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NBC's The Blacklist: Why Reddington Is Better than the State

Media and Culture

Blog07/21/2016

The Blacklist's Raymond Reddington illustrates how private-sector criminals are often better than the public-sector kind.

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