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Let’s Fully Deregulate the Airline Industry

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog06/13/2017
US airlines and their workers are motivated to get the government to protect them as a special interest group at a cost to consumers as a whole.
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Ludwig von Mises Understood "Meme Magic"

Media and Culture

Blog06/06/2017
Recent history shows that both force and money are impotent against memes.
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Las Vegas: An Austrian View of Land Prices

The EntrepreneurValue and Exchange

Blog06/05/2017
Is buying land a good idea? It's a lot more complicated than simply declaring "buy land, they aren't making it anymore."
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Litigation and Regulation

Blog05/19/2017
True regulatory reform requires the recognition, extension, and proper adjudication of property rights.
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Libertarianism at the Brink

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/16/2017
Cato's Brink Lindsey says we can't evaluate complete laissez-faire because it does not exist; but he somehow "knows" government intervention is better.
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Listen to Dead Economists

EducationHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/10/2017
We need dead economists to save us from ourselves, and from the hubris of "New Economics."
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Luddy: The Fed's Risky Uncharted Course

The Fed

Blog04/17/2017
The Fed has strayed from its initial charter and is now the primary enabler of federal deficit spending and debt, which is now almost $20 trillion.
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L.A. to Worsen Housing Shortage with New Rent Controls

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog03/29/2017
Housing activists in Los Angeles hope to expand rent control there. This will make the city's housing crisis even worse.
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