Do We Really Need a Federal Ban on Horse Meat?

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. Economy

Blog7 hours ago
The federal government has banned the slaughter of horses, although horse meat was commonly used in the US just a generation ago.

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Richard Cantillon and the French Economists: Distinctive French Contributions of J.B. Say

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

10 hours agoThe Journal of Libertarian Studies
The late 17th century experienced a crisis in European thought which paralleled the Scientific Revolution and led to a revolution in economic thought.
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Are Markets Really as Calm as they Seem?

Booms and BustsMoney and Banking

Blog11/21/2017
Given its track record, there is little reason to expect that the Fed won’t mess things up this time.

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Why Are People Buying Bonds with Negative Yields?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/21/2017
Is this really negative time preference or a central bank induced crack-up bond boom?

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Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Birth of American Free Enterprise

U.S. History

Blog11/21/2017
In the wilderness of the New World, the Plymouth Pilgrims had progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism.

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Freedom for Television and Radio

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog11/20/2017
When the government essentially owns the airways, it also decides how those resources may be used.

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Venezuela's Default Disaster

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/20/2017
In the end, the socialist promise of free money is very expensive for all. Let’s learn the lesson.

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The Daily Hell of Life in the Soviet Bloc

World History

Blog11/20/2017
Any economic system that forces lions to go vegan should never be forgiven.

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