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Death to Prohibition

Big GovernmentHealthU.S. History

Blog01/17/2020

The repeated failure of prohibition may be just the catalyst that Austrian economics needs to gain traction with the American public.

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Debunking Income-Inequality Research

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog07/13/2019

Most income inequality stats provide a cloudy and confusing picture of the real situation. Even worse, these stats are used to justify a wide variety of tax hikes and government interventions.

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Diktat 1919: The Versailles Treaty As Dictated Peace

World History

Blog07/01/2019

Unlike the Versailles peace, which failed horribly, the successful episodes of peacemaking — Westphalia, Vienna, and even the process that ended World War II — had in common extended multi-lateral negotiations and compromise.

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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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Deeper Forces Emerge: The Great War from January to June, 1917

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog06/09/2017
Though we tend to think of the war in terms of stalemate and attrition, the war was anything but static to most of the millions of participants.
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