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The Case for Optimism

The Mises Circle in Costa Mesa, 2014

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11/08/2014Jeff Deist

The state seems more powerful than ever, but the state is both economically and intellectually unsustainable. We’re already witnessing a breakdown in the state’s legitimacy and power, and we should be optimistic about seeing more of this in the future.

Recorded at the Mises Circle in Costa Mesa, California, 8 November 2014.


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