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Ryan McMaken

Editor, Mises Wire and The Austrian

Tags Bureaucracy and RegulationEducationThe EnvironmentStrategyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

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Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is the editor of Mises Wire and The Austrian. Send him your article submissions, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado, and was the economist for the Colorado Division of Housing from 2009 to 2014. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

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What the Supreme Court Got Wrong in Its Gay-Wedding Cake Decision

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemPrivate Property

Blog06/04/2018

There's really no need to do legal gymnastics about religious freedom. A simple respect for property rights solves the problem of forced baking of gay-wedding cakes.

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"Free" College Comes at a Price

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog06/01/2018

In order to abolish tuition fees, governments must find other ways to limit costs. These methods are not without their down side. 

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The Vatican's Latest Anti-Capitalist Report Can't Hide Its Interventionist Slant

Interventionism

Blog05/31/2018

The Vatican's latest document on the financial system calls for a variety of laws and sanctions to stop people from being greedy. 

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Is There Really an "Epidemic of Mass Shootings" in the US?

EducationMedia and Culture

05/22/2018Audio/Video
Ryan McMaken appears on "The Ingraham Angle" on the Fox News Channel.
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"Real Socialism" Has Indeed Been Tried — And It's Been a Disaster

Socialism

05/21/2018Audio/Video
Capitalism doesn't have to be implemented in a "pure" form for its benefits to be realized. Meanwhile, socialists must make excuses for repeated failures.
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