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Frank Fetter and the Austrians

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog09/20/2018

Fetter is mostly neglected today, but he had a powerful influence on practically every Austrian economist in the first half of the 20th century.

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Federal Employees Have Higher Pay, More Job Security Than Private Sector

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog09/05/2018

The incredible wealth of the DC region is yet another reason for shrinking the size and scope of the federal government.

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Federal Deficits Are Worse than You Think

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog08/06/2018

In order to confuse matters, much of the true debt incurred by the federal government each year is simply declared to not be part of the deficit.

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Face It, Nordic Countries Aren't Socialist

SocialismInterventionismPrivate Property

Blog06/08/2018

Not unlike the United States, Nordic countries have mixed interventionist economies that nonetheless rely heavily on property rights and the private sector.

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Foreign Aid Forever?

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog04/30/2018

Once a government bureaucracy has been set up to do any job whatever, it will find endless excuses for expanding, prolonging, or perpetuating that job.

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Freedom and Civilization

Free Markets

Blog04/28/2018

Freedom leads to economic development, and both of these conditions multiply individual development and the powers of the individual man.

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Fear Global Warming? Markets Offer Our Best Chance for Survival

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog04/23/2018

Markets, wealth accumulation, and capitalist innovation offer the best tools for dealing with whatever climate changes the world may be facing.

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Forget Electoral Democracy — Give "Demarchy" a Chance

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/06/2018

There's no reason to believe choosing representatives through a lottery system or "by chance" is worse than what we have now. 

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