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Julian Adorney

Julian Adorney is an economic historian, entrepreneur, and fiction writer.

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Employment Is Nothing Like Slavery

Mises DailyOctober 21, 2015
Anti-capitalists often claim that employment is like slavery. But unlike slavery, employment in the market is voluntary, non-coercive, and makes the employee better off than he would have been without it. Employees merely choose an employer that provides the best alternative to non-employment.

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Frédéric Bastiat’s Economic Sophisms Is Now More Important Than Ever

Mises DailyJune 29, 2015
Frédéric Bastiat would have turned 214 today. Although primarily remembered for The Law , Bastiat's book Economic Sophisms , filled with Bastiat's unique wit, and his ability to destroy bad economic theories, is as timely as ever...

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I Am the Very Model of a Modern US President

Mises DailyJune 20, 2015
In this re-imagining of the Gilbert and Sullivan tune "I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General," Julian Adorney explores the American presidency and the discouraging lack of variety among successful candidates...

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What Romance Can Tell Us About Government Regulation

Audio/VideoApril 22, 2015
When it comes to romantic relationships, people ruthlessly discriminate and make an endless number of subjective judgments. Most agree that it is absurd to regulate these relationships while not realizing that the same is true of all business relationships as well, writes Julian Adorney . This...

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What Romance Can Tell Us About Government Regulation

Mises DailyApril 8, 2015
When it comes to romantic relationships, people ruthlessly discriminate and make an endless number of subjective judgments. Most agree that it is absurd to regulate these relationships while not realizing that the same is true of all business relationships as well.

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