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Don't Conflate Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Financial Markets

Blog08/01/2018

The sooner we stop conflating “technology” with “coin,” the sooner we will have a better understanding of what is and is not sound money.

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Don't Mix Politics and Entrepreneurship

Book Reviews

Blog07/31/2018

Entrepreneurship can be both productive and unproductive — and even destructive — depending on the effects of public policy.

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Deutsche Bank's Troubles Raise Worries About the Future of the Euro Zone

Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and Banking

Blog06/19/2018

Big banks like Deutsche Bank have the potential to take an entire economy hostage: When they get into trouble, they can drag everything down with them.

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Did Lincoln Want War?

Blog05/11/2018

Civil war was inevitable — because Lincoln made sure it was inevitable.

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Decentralization: Iowa Law Offers Real "Choice" in Abortion Laws

Decentralization and Secession

Blog05/11/2018

Iowa's new restrictions on abortion offer the federal courts a new chance to take federalism and decentralization seriously. 

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Donald Trump and the Art of the Arms Deal

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/17/2018

America's subsidized arms industry also benefits greatly from presidential efforts to push international arms deals with foreign regimes. 

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Don't Regulate Facebook — That's What Zuckerberg Wants

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog04/12/2018

New government regulations help large dominant firms while hurting small firms and start-ups. Zuckerberg likes the sound of that. 

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