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Flint MI. Whistle Blower Says Public Science Broken

EducationThe EnvironmentHealthPrivate Property


The Virginia Tech Professor who blew the whistle on lead in the water in Flint, MI thinks "public science" has been broken. Not knowing its been a broken system all along.

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New York State Bans Fantasy Football

Legal SystemMedia and CulturePrivate PropertyValue and Exchange


New York State Attorney General says that fantasy football is just as bad for you as the State Lottery. The lottery is actually much worse!

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Inequality and Capital

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPrivate Property

Mark Thornton critiques Thomas Piketty's recent bestseller, and explains why capitalism is not the problem, nor are taxation and redistribution of wealth the solutions.

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The Canadian Housing Bubble

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsPrivate Property

Interviewed by host Redmond Weissenberger, Mark Thornton discusses the real estate and job markets.

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The Economics of Gun Prohibition

Big GovernmentInterventionismPrivate Property

Mark Thornton discusses the unintended consequences of gun control legislation as an illustration of prohibition economics.

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Property Taxes and Education in Alabama

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Delivered to the Forestry Leadership Program at Auburn University; Auburn, Alabama, on 17 January 2007.

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