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The EnvironmentOther Schools of Thought
The standard Austrian approach to air pollution and regulation rejects the bean-counting of winners and losers, and instead embraces a property rights approach.
The SJWs protesting the so-called "tampon tax" are doing so for rather questionable reasons. But if they're going to argue that taxes are a bad thing, we shouldn't stop them.
Bureaucracy and RegulationOther Schools of Thought
A look at the differences between the Austrian School and the "Law & Economics" tradition, with respect to product safety regulation.
The money supply growth rate fell in August, dropping to a 150-month low. To find a lower growth rate, we need to go back to August 2007, when the rate was 1.59 percent.
Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles
Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
Joe Weisenthal is questioning whether people should be able to deposit their money in a checking account and be paid interest on it — Rothbardians have been saying that for decades.
"If the self is the real property of the individual, force may be employed to repel the force that would take from an individual this special bit of property in himself."
Federal criminal prosecutions ought to be abolished and left to the states. But until that happens, abolishing the federal death penalty is a good place to start.