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Facing Inflation Alone: Juan de Mariana and His Struggle against Monetary Chaos

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

01/31/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Several generations have benefited unknowingly from Mariana's courageous efforts to defend private property and freedom against the tyrants of his day.
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The Beauty of Consumer Reviews

Calculation and Knowledge

Blog01/31/2019

Consumer reviews demonstrate one of the important ways that the market itself provides people with more important information in making purchasing decisions.

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The Battle of the Ironclads, Part 5: Iron versus Iron

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

01/30/2019Audio/Video
Chris Calton details the first ever battle between two ironclad warships.
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The Battle of the Ironclads, Part 4: Building the Monitor

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

01/23/2019Audio/Video
Chris Calton details the incredible process of constructing the technological marvel The Monitor.
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The Battle of the Ironclads, Part 3: Inventing the Monitor

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

01/16/2019Audio/Video
Chris Calton details the incredible life of the Swedish engineer who created the Union's first iron warship.
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The Battle of the Ironclads, Part 2: Wood versus Iron

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

01/09/2019Audio/Video
The ironclad CSS Virginia ushers in a new age of naval warfare.
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Ending the War on the Non-Drug Known as Hemp

Blog01/08/2019

The US government once destroyed an entire industry because an anti-drug bureaucrat was too ignorant to understand the difference between hemp and marijuana.

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The Battle of the Ironclads, Part 1: Building the Merrimack

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

01/02/2019Audio/Video
The Confederates begin their strategy to combat the superior Union Navy by creating a new technologically superior warship.
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