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What Caused the Irish Potato Famine?

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02/26/2018Mark Thornton

Was the Potato Famine an ecological accident, as historians usually say, or a politically created one? Text version: "What Caused the Irish Potato Famine?" Narrated by Chris Calton.

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Mark Thornton is a Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute and the book review editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. He has authored seven books and is a frequent guest on national radio shows.

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