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In New "Mind-Blowing" Study, Planting Trees Reduces Carbon Better Than Carbon Taxes

The EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog10 hours ago

The whole episode shows the folly of top-down political solutions to social challenges.

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Government Prosecutors Are Out of Control

Legal System

Blog08/21/2019

While repealing laws and police reforms are important in alleviating mass incarceration, the problem is likely to continue as long as prosecutors are permitted to operate with so few constraints.

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If a Pure Market Economy Is So Good, Why Doesn't It Exist?

Free MarketsWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

08/20/2019Mises Daily Articles
"Herein lies the key to changing society — changing public opinion or people's preferences toward government. And the only way people are likely to change their preferences is through education and persuasion; force is ineffective."
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Happy Birthday Ron!

Blog08/20/2019

How many people peak after 60?

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The Left Argues Slavery Was an Economic Blessing. Here's Why They Are Wrong.

Labor and WagesU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog08/20/2019

Slavery was a monstrously unfair and immoral institution. It was also inefficient, compared to a system based on free labor.

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Hannah Cox Tells Conservatives Why They Should Oppose the Death Penalty

Legal SystemThe Police State

08/20/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Hannah Cox discuss the State’s abuses in the criminal justice system.
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Cheryl and Cliff Pia on the Economics of Creativity

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

08/20/2019Audio/Video
Every entrepreneurial initiative is creative. There’s also an entire creative industry in which entrepreneurs can participate and succeed. Hunter Hastings follows the journey of two very successful founders.
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