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Ron Paul on The School Revolution


10/29/2013The Free Market
People during the presidential campaigns spoke of a Ron Paul Revolution. But without a revolution in education, there can be no Revolution.
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Real Austerity

Big GovernmentMoney and Banking

02/25/2013The Free Market
The Free Market 31, no. 2 (February 2013) Austerity has been hotly debated as either an elixir or a poison for tough economic times. But what is austerity? Real austerity means that the government and its employees have less money at their disposal. For the economists at the International Monetary...
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Rothbard Makes Sense, and More

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

04/01/2006The Free Market
Murray Newton Rothbard (1926–1995) was one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century.


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Real Social Security Reform

Big GovernmentInterventionism

05/01/2005The Free Market
The only really proper reform of Social Security is the gradual abolition of the whole system.
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Red Statism

Big GovernmentThe Police State

03/01/2005The Free Market
In the ten years between 1994 and 2004, a dramatic turn took place within the Republican Party. The themes of the 1994 election weren’t just about cutting government, though that was the central campaign promise of that generation of elected officials sent to Washington. The core was more...
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Race to the Bottom

Free MarketsMonopoly and Competition

10/01/2004The Free Market
People are right to feel excluded, ignored, and otherwise ill-served by the political system. And yet what do the two parties do about this?
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Roots of the Housing Shortage

Big GovernmentInterventionism

10/01/2003The Free Market
There are few things that reduce the price of a good like an increase in its supply. But the very people who decry the lack of "affordable" housing in New York and other places are often the ones who are most agitated about "overdevelopment." While the idea of "a lack of affordable housing" is...
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Real Accounting Fraud

Big Government

04/01/2002The Free Market
If the Enron bankruptcy proves anything, it is that there are sinners in all walks of life, and that the market economy provides mechanisms for rooting out and punishing systematic liars. Those who clamor for Congress to “do something” to assure that this kind of thing will never happen again are...
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