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Gary Galles

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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. He is also a research fellow at the Independent Institute, a member of the Foundation for Economic Education faculty network, and a member of the Heartland Institute Board of Policy Advisors.

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. His scholarly articles have appeared in The European Journal of the History of Economics Thought, The American Economist, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, The Journal of Economics and Finance Education, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, The Atlantic Economic Review, The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, and The Independent Review. He has also authored well over 1,000 articles for general audiences, in dozens of outlets. 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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Our Politicians Would Probably Be Better If We Picked Them by Lot

StrategyPolitical Theory

10/08/2020Mises Media
Rather than choose among a group of narcissists desperate to become popular by redistributing the income of others, why not choose officeholders by lot for a single term?
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Why Democracy Cannot Protect Our Freedoms

Political Theory

10/07/2020Mises Media
Any act of the state is now thought to be justified if "the people voted for it." And, as government increases its plundering activities, more and more citizens want in on the popular say-so.
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Our Politicians Would Probably Be Better If We Picked Them by Lot

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog10/03/2020

Rather than choose among a group of narcissists desperate to become popular by redistributing the income of others, why not choose officeholders by lot for a single term?

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Why Democracy Cannot Protect Our Freedoms

10/01/2020Power & Market

Any act of the state is now thought to be justified if "the people voted for it." And, as government increases its plundering activities, more and more citizens want in on the popular say-so.

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The Wisdom of Cato's Letters

Political Theory

Blog09/30/2020

No man has the power to take life or property from another except in self defense. It would be immoral to do otherwise, and man cannot make it moral by having the state do it.

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