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Socialism and the Green New Deal: Choose One

The EnvironmentPolitical Theory

Blog12/09/2019

Central planners cannot calculate the costs and benefits of environmental policy.

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Serving the Consumer: The Secret to Walt Disney's Success

Blog12/05/2019

Had consumers in 1938 been uninterested in a feature-length cartoon, Snow White would have bankrupted the Disney studio. Instead, Walt Disney was richly rewarded for his risk-taking.

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Some Fundamental Differences between Ludwig von Mises and Nassim Taleb

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog11/30/2019

Taleb maintains he’s a statistically-oriented orthodox economist. But I don’t think he understands what people mean by “orthodoxy.”

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Social Justice Is Nothing like Real Justice

Legal System

Blog11/29/2019

Since no specific victim and no specific crime has been identified, this is no case of reparation as exists under real justice. It is simply a transfer of wealth from one group to another based on some sort of general "exploitation." 

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Stephen Denning: There’s a Revolution in Value — It’s Austrian and It’s Agile

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

11/26/2019Audio/Video
Stephen Denning, author of The Age Of Agile , explains how entrepreneurs can exercise the "Agile" mindset, and offers insight into how Austrian principles inform the latest generation of business strategies for the digital age.
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Sound Money Is Our Best Hope Against the Monopolists' Threat

Money and Banking

Blog11/25/2019

Inflationary monetary policy is driving markets toward ever larger and more monopolistic firms that dominate the marketplace.

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Second Amendment Sanctuaries: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Blog11/25/2019

Most of the resolutions passed by local governments in the name of "second amendment sanctuary" efforts don't actually do anything.

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Six Graphs Showing Just How Much the Government Has Grown

Blog11/01/2019

Given the ongoing growth of government taxation, spending, and regulation, it should be abundantly clear that we are hardly living in an age of "market fundamentalism" as so many leftists and conservatives claim.

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