This Bishop Hates Capitalism so Much, He's Praising the Anti-Christian Chinese Regime

SocialismWorld History

Blog2 hours ago
There is a long history of sympathetic Western intellectuals traveling to foreign socialist lands — deciding they've discovered paradise on earth.

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Mexican Gun Control Ensures Cartels Outgun the Good Guys

Legal SystemWorld History

Blog2 hours ago
It's a myth that most illegal guns in Mexico are from the United States. It's also hard to see how Mexican gun control has helped ordinary Mexicans.

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How Central Banks Stoke Stock Prices

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog8 hours ago
There are two important ways through which the central bank and its effectively inflationary machinations influence stock prices.

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On Universities, Krugman, and the State of Austrian Economics

EducationU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

02/22/2018The Austrian
In his usual engaging way, Robert Murphy explains what's wrong with the economics profession — it might have something to do with Paul Krugman.

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Why Revisionist History Is Important

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/22/2018
In the general culture “revisionist historian” is a term of abuse. But that is what we do. Revising history is our job.

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Do Public Unions Make Police More Dangerous?

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog02/22/2018
Research supports the idea that police unions contribute to greater amounts of officer misconduct.

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Guns and Schools: Can the Market do Better?

The Police StatePolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog02/21/2018
People want safe neighborhoods and schools, which is just another way to say there is a market for them.

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Central Bank Musical Chairs

Money and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog02/21/2018
Reversing trillions of dollars of securities purchases will create turmoil. And now that price inflation is in equation, the ride will be bumpy.

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