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George Washington: An Image and Its Influence

U.S. History

12/15/2017Books
Washington took office in 1789 and was viewed as a hero. Were the effects of the influence that accompanied this prestige good or bad for liberty?
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Government Should Leave Bakers Alone

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Entrepreneur

Blog12/12/2017
Even if the bakery wins in this case, its victory will only protect those businesses acting on a “sincere religious conviction.” That's a bad thing.
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Get Government out of the Welfare Business

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/05/2017
Private charity is more effective than government welfare because private persons contributing their own money are incentivized to identify real needs.
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Gabriel Calzada on Free-Market Education in Latin America

EducationStrategy

11/24/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Gabriel Calzada discuss what entrepreneurial education grounded in free-market economics can look like.
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Gold versus Fractional Reserves

Booms and BustsThe FedGold StandardMonetary Theory

11/22/2017Mises Daily Articles
A dual currency system could eventually permit a smooth transition back to a sound gold currency.
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Government Didn't Save Us From Apple's iPhone "Monopoly"

Free Markets

Blog11/22/2017
When new, high-priced products enter the market, it's the market process — and not government — that will bring prices down.
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Government Recycling Programs Waste Valuable Resources

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog11/11/2017
Market prices tell us how people want resources to be used. Government recycling programs ignore these important signals.
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