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Week in Review: April 29, 2017

Legal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog20 hours ago
Socialism has long relied upon propagandists seeking to disguise their desire for power under the false banner of intellectualism.

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ESPN is a Reminder That on the Market, No One Is Too Big to Fail

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog04/27/2017
If ESPN wants to regain its dominance, it must return to what built it in the first place: giving consumers the sports content they want.

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Iron Fist's Tort Law Lesson

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog04/12/2017
Under a pure property rights system with private courts, recourse against polluters would be easier than under our current regulatory regime.

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Ludwig von Mises and Trash TV

Media and Culture

Blog03/27/2017
Capitalism cannot give consumers taste, but it does give them choice.

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Steve Bannon Dismisses Austrian Economics

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog03/27/2017
Bannon's notion that the GOP conference is full of ideologues, much less libertarian ideologues, is just flat false.

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How Ray Kroc of McDonald's Built an Entrepreneurial Empire

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog03/15/2017
The Founder, a recent movie about Ray Kroc and McDonald's, illustrates points about the free market made by Mises.

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Jeff Deist: Trump Is Just a Speed Bump for the Left

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog03/15/2017
Has the left been crippled by Trump and Brexit, or is it really the conservatives who are on life support? Watch Jeff Deist on CrossTalk.

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Dwight Schrute Shows Us Why Speculators Are So Important

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

Blog03/06/2017
The TV character Dwight Schrute provides some valuable insights into how speculators provide essential and praiseworthy services in the marketplace.

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Hayek on Fake News

Media and Culture

Blog03/02/2017
"Fake news" was as a dominant theme of the 2016 US presidential campaign and has been in the public eye since. To the libertarian, this isn't news.

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Broke and in Debt? Join the Club

Media and CulturePraxeology

Blog02/27/2017
Nearly half of Americans have no money for even moderately serious emergencies. This results from decisions we've made, both personal and political.

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