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Secession in Virginia Would Defuse the State's Conflict over Guns

Decentralization and Secession

Blog01/24/2020

If opponents of the current ideological winds blowing in Virginia find themselves in a permanent minority, it may very well be that the only method of defending the minority position is by leaving the state. But "exit" can theoretically be obtained in more than one way.

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Subprime Loans Will Be Back with a Vengeance in 2020

Booms and BustsFinancial Markets

Blog01/14/2020

After lying dormant for several years in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the subprime market has returned with a vengeance. Subprime has become prevalent in every facet of the credit industry, and we should be terrified.

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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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Stimulus Brings Stagnation: The Case of Japan

Blog10/17/2019

Japan's "lost decade" turned into three decades as the scourge of non-stop monetary and fiscal stimulus brought seemingly endless economic stagnantion.

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Steve Patterson Challenges Rothbardians: Economic Theory is More Empirical Than You Think

Other Schools of Thought

07/10/2019Audio/Video
Steve Patterson challenges the standard Misesian-Rothbardian view of economics.
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SCOTUS Is Right on the Census Citizenship Question, But For the Wrong Reasons

06/27/2019Power & Market

As it is, today's SCOTUS ruling has implications for partisan politics. But it does little to rein in the census bureau or return the decennial census to its originally intended purposes.

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Stephan Kinsella Discusses Law Without the State, and the Illegitimacy of Intellectual Property

Legal SystemPrivate Property

06/12/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Stephan Kinsella discuss the basis of libertarian law, and how we could have justice without a coercive State.
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Scott Horton Discusses Who’s to Blame in Venezuela, and Explains the Carnage in the Middle East

05/24/2019Audio/Video
Scott Horton returns to the podcast to share his wealth of knowledge on a variety of topics—including his unhappiness with Bob's recent episode on Ilhan Omar.
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