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George Hearst: Entrepreneur in the Mises Mold

Book ReviewsU.S. History

Blog4 hours ago

The reality is the primary quality of an entrepreneur can’t be taught: the stomach to risk everything and keep wanting more.  

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Review: Understanding Money Mechanics

Book ReviewsMoney and Banks

Blog01/24/2022

Bob Murphy provides the “intelligent layperson a concise yet comprehensive overview of the theory, history, and practice of money and banking, with a focus on the United States.”

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The Marxist Myth of the "Treadmill of Production"

Blog01/24/2022

The Marxist "treadmill of production" theory holds that markets cannot grow without creating environmental catastrophes. Here's why they're wrong.

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It's Time to Break Up New York State

U.S. History

Blog01/22/2022

Often the biggest barrier secession movements face is the widely held (and ludicrous) belief that our current set of lines on a map are sacred and must be preserved.

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Will Europe's Politicians Ever Get their Coveted Universal Vaccination?

World History

Blog01/22/2022

Politicians around the world have managed to threaten, cajole, and force vaccination on millions of their citizens. But resistance remains, and protests are growing.

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Central Planners Don't Know What's Best for You

Socialism

Blog01/21/2022

Flawed as we are and with limited knowledge about the world and ourselves, we might not know what is objectively “best for us long term.” Government planners know even less.

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Unmask America

Big GovernmentHealthPolitical Theory

Blog01/20/2022

It is time to get back to normal life, and that starts with visible human faces.

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Stop Trying to Turn Economics into a Branch of Psychology

Education

Blog01/20/2022

It seems the primary work of behavior economics is to "prove" that people are "irrational." Their solution to this irrationalism? More government power and planning.

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