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A Brief History of Repressive Regimes and Their Gun Laws

The Police StateWorld History

Blog09/13/2018

A trip down memory lane will give us a refresher of how gun confiscation has helped consolidate government power.

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Education Is Not a Right

Blog09/08/2018

The government's near-monopoly on education services has destroyed innovation and choice. Meanwhile, little is gained from relentless increases in spending.

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The Pundits Still Don’t Understand Venezuela

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog08/25/2018

The rot that Hugo Chávez spread throughout Venezuela had been put into place decades earlier by the creation of a seemingly benign welfare state.

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The Swedish Welfare State Leads to Poor Immigrant Assimilation

Labor and Wages

Blog08/20/2018

The welfare state has impaired immigrants' success in integrating into and contributing to the Swedish economy.

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: How the Courts Killed Natural Law

Legal SystemStrategyU.S. History

08/03/2018Audio/Video
Judge Andrew Napolitiano gives a rousing talk at Mises University on the Declaration's natural law tradition.
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No, We Haven’t Drained the Earth’s Resources

The Environment

Blog08/01/2018

Thanks to markets, living standards continue to go up globally, although many predicted that the earth was going to run out of resources decades ago. 

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Who Is Henry Hazlitt?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/24/2018Audio/Video
Jonathan Newman discusses the contributions of Henry Hazlitt (1894–1993), the brilliant popularizer of sound economics.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Was Predictable

Blog07/21/2018
What is most troubling about Ocasio’s meteoric rise to political fame is her complete disregard for basic economics.
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