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Gary M. Galles is a Professor of Economics at Pepperdine University and an adjunct scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. His research focuses on public finance, public choice, economic education, organization of firms, antitrust, urban economics, liberty, and the problems that undermine effective public policy. In addition to his most recent book, Pathways to Policy Failures (2020), his books include Lines of Liberty (2016), Faulty Premises, Faulty Policies (2014), and Apostle of Peace (2013).

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Is Math Racist? That Does Not Compute

EducationMedia and CultureWorld History

02/19/2021Mises Media
Rather than representing “white supremacy,” the evolution of mathematics has been a globe-, race-, and culture-spanning collaboration of advancements, an ongoing development of more effective tools for anyone to use.
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Is Math Racist? That Does Not Compute

EducationMedia and CultureWorld History

Blog02/16/2021

Rather than representing “white supremacy,” the evolution of mathematics has been a globe-, race-, and culture-spanning collaboration of advancements, an ongoing development of more effective tools for anyone to use.

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There's Nothing Wrong with Short Selling

Cronyism and CorporatismFinancial Markets

Blog02/03/2021

Allowing short selling increases the number of people with an incentive to discover valuable information about firms’ prospects by providing an added mechanism to benefit from information that turns out to be negative. This makes markets more responsive and honest.

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A Fond Farewell to the "Midnight Economist"

01/29/2021Power & Market
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Politicians Talk about Freedom—but Only to Destroy It

01/28/2021Power & Market

Nowadays, any such limited-government words we might hear from politicians (like Biden’s promise to govern in the interests of all Americans) will again represent cognitive dissonance rather than commitment to principle.

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