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Jeff Deist: Are Millennials Abandoning Liberty?

Media and CultureStrategy

5 min agoAudio/Video
After watching students across the nation march this week against gun rights, are we seeing young Americans abandoning liberty?

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Class Conflict and Revolutionary Socialism

SocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog1 hour ago

The fundamental concept of the Communist Manifesto  was that of “class” and “class conflict.” But Marx didn’t say what a “class” was.

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It Doesn't Take a Genius to Understand Economics

6 hours agoPower & Market

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Socialism: The Calculation Problem Is Not the Knowledge Problem

Calculation and Knowledge

Blog9 hours ago

This market process is what allows a capitalist system to efficiently allocate resources, whereas a socialist system cannot—not even “in principle.”

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Austrians vs the Mainstream: on Taxes

Taxes and SpendingOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Perhaps it is time for mainstream economists to reevaluate their methodology on taxes.

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In Response to Trump, the EU Suddenly Realizes That Tariffs Are Bad

The EU's protests against Trump's trade policies have the stench of hypocrisy about them. 

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Politicians Are Rushing to Ink Cronyist Deal with Amazon

Taxes and Spending


The massive tax breaks and subsidies being offered to Amazon for their second headquarters has taken crony capitalism to dizzying heights.

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Must Free Trade Be Reciprocal?

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
Advocates of commercial treaties maintain that freedom of trade must be reciprocal. Whether they know it or not, they are protectionists in principle.

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Why Gun Control Doesn't Explain Australia's Low Homicide Rates

03/14/2018Power & Market

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Latin America vs. the United States: A Tale of Two Independence Movements

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History


Liberalism, freedom, and free markets were far less important in Latin American independence movements than in the fledgling United States. 

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