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

The EntrepreneurMonopoly and Competition

Blog3 hours ago
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

6 hours agoFedWatch
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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How Washington's Reaction to Trump's Budget Justifies the Rise of Bitcoin

U.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog20 hours ago
As politicians prove to be unable to confront economic reality, it’s easy to see how crypto-currencies are becoming increasingly attractive.

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The Trump Budget: Real Cuts vs. the Media Version of "Cuts"

PovertyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog23 hours ago
The Trump budget proposes to increase spending on Medicaid by slightly less that what had been earlier proposed. In DC-speak, this is called a "cut."

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Education: Free and Compulsory

Education

05/25/2017Audio/Video
In this radical and scholarly audiobook, Murray N. Rothbard identifies why our educational system is doomed to fail. Download it today!

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Decentralize the Welfare State

PovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/25/2017
What if the US welfare state was broken up into 50 pieces and the states dole out all that money to low-income residents instead?

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Rothbard: These Are the Best Libertarian Educators

Education

Blog05/24/2017
In a 1961 letter to F.A. Harper, Rothbard, listed who he felt were the world's most important libertarian educators.

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Wine, Art, and Ferraris: The Bubble in Luxury Goods

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog05/24/2017
Our inflationary economy is sending the prices of luxury goods soaring — while prices on products for regular people are often flat.

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