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Why There Is No Free Lunch

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Blog11/08/2021

"You do not exploit people by offering them jobs, even if you could have made them an offer they would have found even more desirable."

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How Media and Tech Elites Seized Control of Elections

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Blog11/04/2021

Our aim ought not to be to make democracy “work better” but to use revelations of corruption as a tool to question altogether its value as a political and social system of organization.

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The Historical Origins of Modern American War Crimes

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Blog11/01/2021

In many ways, the American war crimes of Korea and Vietnam were a continuation of American military conduct in the Civil War and during the Indian wars. 

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Contract Rights Are Not the Same as Natural Rights

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Blog10/30/2021

Contracts are voidable and thoroughly changeable. They can be totally ignored with the consent of both parties. But natural rights are not like contracts and can't be abolished even with consent.

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How Science So Often Devolves into Quick Fixes and Quackery

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Blog10/28/2021

One mistake we make is to assume that the people who shout the loudest about their research must thus be right, or even know what they’re talking about.

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US Military Propaganda in Film, Sports, and TV: It's Everywhere

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Blog09/17/2021

From the darkened cinema to the football field to the airport screening line, the US government inflated the actual threat of terrorism and the necessity of an aggressive military response.

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Shakespeare Helps Us Understand Rome's Descent into Empire

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Blog09/16/2021

In Shakespeare’s Rome, Cantor helps us to understand why Shakespeare was not only a great writer but a great political thinker as well, and that is no mean achievement.

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Review: Economy, Society, and History

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Blog09/08/2021

In 2004, Hans Hoppe delivered a series of lectures at the Mises Institute about his theory of social evolution, and we are fortunate to have this volume, based on a transcript of those lectures, now available. 

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When a Fallacy Isn't Really a Fallacy

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Blog09/03/2021

Michael Huemer has written outstanding book exposing many of the ways that many people fail to misunderstand logical fallacies in many ideological debates today. 

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Review: Stalin’s War: A New History of World War II

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Blog08/26/2021

Stalin’s War is a magnificent book and everyone interested in the causes and consequences of World War II—and what reasonable person could not be?—should read it.

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