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Adam Smith and Benevolence

CapitalismPhilosophy and Methodology

05/20/2020Audio/Video
Buyers and sellers in the free market do indeed act from self-interest, but Adam Smith never argued that this excludes friendly feelings for those they do business with.
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Why the Current Unemployment Is Worse Than the Great Depression

CapitalismLabor and WagesInterventionism

04/27/2020Audio/Video
Government restrictions on production are driving prices up as unemployment drives them down. It's impossible to say now whether price inflation or price deflation will be the predominant factor in the crisis's next phase.
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Libertarian NYC Doctor Explains the Physiology of the Coronavirus

CapitalismHealthU.S. Economy

04/16/2020Audio/Video
Levi Machado explains what COVID-19 actually can do to the body, and why it’s not really comparable to the flu. He also offers some tips on staying healthy.
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Understanding the Coronavirus Alarm and Practical Steps to Weather the Storm

CapitalismHealthU.S. Economy

04/06/2020Audio/Video
Bob Murphy urges skeptics not to dismiss the panic over the coronavirus, explains the economics of the toilet paper shortage, and gives practical tips he is using to try to keep his own household safe.
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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

CapitalismProgressivism

01/22/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
George Stiglitz professes great concern for the poor, while arguing that most people require control by enlightened experts such as himself.
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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

CapitalismEconomic FreedomProgressivismOther Schools of Thought

01/21/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Randall Holcombe's has written an impressive new book on political capitalism (or "crony capitalism") and contributes a discussion on political and economic elites.
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