End the Drug War for These Very Practical Reasons

HealthLegal System

Blog38 min ago
Drug addiction is indeed a serious problem. But the war on drugs does not lessen this problem, nor does it address the core issues leading to addiction.

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How Markets Foster Human Cooperation

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Only human beings know how to overcome irreconcilable, nature-given conflicts: by embarking upon cooperation.

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Security Works at Disney — But Can't Work at a Public School?

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog02/19/2018
The fact that politicians get highly-attentive security guards — while school kids get a cut-rate version, if anything at all — is revealing.

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Martin Van Buren: America's Most Underrated President

U.S. History

Blog02/19/2018
Martin Van Buren is probably one of most maligned, and paradoxically one of the most forgotten United States presidents.

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Health Care: American Mania vs. Canadian Sclerosis

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog02/19/2018
The Canadian medico-sclerosis would have been worse if it weren’t for the American medico-mania which has brought an unbelievable number of innovations.

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Bastiat the Great

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

02/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
We could use more Bastiats today, writes Henry Hazlitt. We are, in fact, in desperate need of them.

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How to Kill 300,000 Americans with Opioids

HealthLegal System

Blog02/17/2018
If someone wanted to kill thousands of Americans through opioid addiction, they couldn't do much better than America's current drug policies.

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Guilt by Musical Association

Big GovernmentLegal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog02/17/2018
If the feds can vilify Deadheads and Juggalos, it could be only a question of time before Washington also tars bluegrass fans or Phish followers.

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