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Spanish Courts Don’t Have Any Respect for Freedom of Contract

Legal System

Blog4 hours ago
Spanish courts are voiding established contractual agreements to the cheers of "the people." This doesn't bode well for the future of the rule of law.

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John Tamny: Trump's Economics

The FedGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

15 hours agoAudio/Video
John Tamny and Jeff Deist discuss President Trump's economics.

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Week in Review: January 21, 2017

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog4 hours ago
America has a new president, but will the new boss be the same as the old boss?

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What Trump Could Do

The FedWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog19 hours ago
Today Donald Trump becomes president of the United States. Voters rejected the devil they know so well — Hillary Clinton — for the devil they don’t.

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Did The Free Market Kill Coal?

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog4 hours ago
Leftists often blame "the free market" for the demise of the coal industry. "And good riddance," they say. But, markets had very little to do with it.

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German Inflation Anxiety Could Bring an Election Shock in 2017

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog01/19/2017
With German elections approaching, Germans may grow tired of monetary instability forced on them for the sake of saving the Italian economy.

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Must Libertarians Be Individualists?

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/19/2017
Contrary to the claim that they want for all a "self-sufficient" life in isolation, libertarians assume there is great value in voluntary cooperation.

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The Failures of Obama's Foreign Policy

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog01/19/2017
Andrew Bacevich and John Mearsheimer, two leading foreign policy scholars, indict the interventionist foreign policy of the Obama administration.

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Inequality Doesn't Create Poverty

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/18/2017
When egalitarians like Oxfam say some people are "worse off," they really mean those people are getting rich more slowly than some others.

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The Fortunes of Liberalism, in China and around the World

Blog01/18/2017

Peter Klein is interviewed by Tyler Xiong at Jifeng Bookstore about the forthcoming Chinese edition of Hayek's The Fortunes of Liberalism.

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