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Who is Richard Cantillon?

History of the Austrian School of Economics

5 hours agoAudio/Video
Richard Cantillon (1680–1734) was perhaps the most important and influential economist of all time, though few people have ever heard of him.

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Chick-fil-A Mocks the Lefty Myth About Wage Stagnation

Free MarketsLabor and Wages

Blog06/04/2018

So impressive is compensation in the U.S. that even fast food businesses are bidding up wages to compete.

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No, the President Isn't "Running the Country"

Booms and BustsTaxes and Spending

Blog06/02/2018

Behind the scenes, the great machine of government churns along, often in complete disregard to the president or his stated policies.

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Socialism Is No Longer a Dirty Word

SocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/25/2018

Socialism has long led to pitting one group against another. But many younger taxpayers have yet to see the downside to this. 

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The Ideological Push for Legalization

05/11/2018Power & Market

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1918: Total War Comes to Europe

World History

Blog05/02/2018

Under the "Hindenburg Program," economic and industrial interventionism became absolute in Germany. Thus the ideal of "total war" was realized.

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Doctors' Prescriptions Remain a Key Driver Behind Opiate Addiction

Health

Blog03/06/2018

Widespread physician pushing of opioids — combined with government regulations — have increased the most unsafe uses of opioids. 

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End the Drug War for These Very Practical Reasons

HealthLegal System

Blog02/20/2018
Drug addiction is indeed a serious problem. But the war on drugs does not lessen this problem, nor does it address the core issues leading to addiction.

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Mark Thornton: Is the Bust Here?

Booms and BustsThe FedU.S. Economy

02/09/2018Audio/Video
With stock markets in turmoil earlier this week, Mark Thornton and Jeff Deist discuss booms and busts.

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