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When Currency Crashes There's No #metoo — You Do What You Have to Do

Booms and BustsWorld History

Blog2 hours ago

Economic disasters often lead to a rise in the number of people willing to work in the sex trades — which are staffed mainly by desperate people.

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Sheriff Tries to Clean Up Government

11/15/2018Power & Market

The sheriff from tiny Marshall County, Alabama ordered 22,000 rolls of toilet paper and 450 cases or trash bags, nearly bankrupting the county! 

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The Economic Basis of Culture

Media and Culture

11/15/2018Audio/Video
"Sure, maybe capitalism produces more goods more affordably," the Marxists say, "but it corrupts our souls." In this 90-minute lecture, English professor Paul Cantor discusses how culture has become the "last frontier" of Marxism.
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Indians and the Confederacy, Part 1: "Civilizing" The Five Nations

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/15/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton presents some important pre-war background history on the Cherokees, Creeks, Chickasaws, Choctaws, and Seminoles.
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Venezuela Has Hyperinflation. Now What?

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/15/2018

The future of Venezuela is grim. International reserves will be depleted, monetary expansion will not pay the deficit, and inflation will continue.

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A Quick and Easy Alternative to the Brexit Agreement

11/15/2018Power & Market

No agreement necessary: her Majesty's government simply adopts a policy of zero tariffs and zero import quotas, beginning tomorrow.

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How to Resolve the De-Platforming Problem

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/15/2018

Big social media companies enjoy government protections while leveraging their privileges to push certain political agendas.

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The Brutality of Slavery

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryInterventionism

11/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
In a slave system, threats of brutality underlay the whole relationship.
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