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Trump's Tariff May End America's Energy Boom

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog18 min ago

America's thriving energy sector has boomed in part thanks to inexpensive foreign steel. 

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Being Right Isn't Enough


Blog2 hours ago

The only real cure for too much debt is an orderly process of liquidation. No bailouts. No subsidies. No taxpayer involvement.

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When "Mental Health" Is Used to Empower the State

Legal System

Blog5 hours ago

Broadening state powers to declare people "mentally ill" is a dangerous proposition. 

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Why (Most) Children Shouldn't Vote

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


Whether or not a child should vote depends on whether or not he or she is a net taxpayer. 

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Rothbard on National Liberation

Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory


Nationalism is not a unitary, monolithic phenomenon. If it is aggressive, we should oppose it; if liberatory, we should favor it. 

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Why Understanding Inflation Is So Important

Money and BanksMoney and Banking


Conflating "inflation" with a general rise in prices prevents understanding the true problem with inflation. 

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New Florida Gun Law Makes Florida Less Safe

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemThe Police State


The new Florida legislation is a mess, but it does manage to introduce some chilling language about mental health.

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Jeff Deist: Are Millennials Abandoning Liberty?

Media and CultureStrategy

After watching students across the nation march this week against gun rights, are we seeing young Americans abandoning liberty?

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Why Newspapers Are Going Out of Business

Media and CultureValue and Exchange


Newspapers apparently have a very high opinion of the quality of the product they're turning out. Many consumers seem to disagree. 

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Mises and Hayek Dehomogenized

BiographiesThe EntrepreneurAustrian Economics OverviewCalculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology

03/17/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
Today, the term "Austrian economics" is used to designate two very different paradigms.


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