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Gas Station Hold-Up: Thieves Seize $59,000

Legal SystemMoney and BanksThe Police StateMoney and Banking

Blog17 hours ago
In America, a person convicted of no crime is often deprived of all his money assets, in many cases resulting in the destruction of his business.

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Healthcare in the Crosshairs

Health

42 min agoThe Austrian
The emergence of market solutions in the face of relentless government interference in healthcare is a very hopeful trend.

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Can Trump and Rand Paul Save Healthcare?

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog14 hours ago
Trump's new healthcare order is a good first step. But now new providers must overcome barriers imposed by decades of federal meddling.

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Inflation and the Fall of the Roman Empire

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

16 hours agoMises Daily Articles
At the end, the Romans welcomed the barbarians as liberators from the kleptocratic Roman state.

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What a Gold-Backed Yuan and Cryptocurrencies May Mean for the Dollar

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog19 hours ago
China has wanted to unshackle itself from the dollar for a long time and now they’re giving yuan-denominated gold contracts a third try.

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Europe's Secession Problems Aren't Going Away

Blog20 hours ago
As time goes on, it's going to be harder and harder for nation-states to defend the current configuration of their national borders.

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The Eternal Struggle Between the Merchant and the Bureaucrat

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Civilization, it ought to be remembered, has been created by those men who have resisted power, not by those who have exercised it.

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GDP Is a Tool of Politics, Not Economics

U.S. Economy

10/18/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The author sees GDP as superior to all currently available alternatives of measuring growth. But, that is not a reason for continuing to use it.

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Crack Babies, the Contras, and the CIA

HealthMedia and CultureU.S. History

10/18/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses the war on drugs in the 1980s.

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