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How to Cure Poverty

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog12/28/2017
Henry Hazlitt explains why President Johnson's "War on Poverty" will fail, and how the market — not government — is the path to prosperity.
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Hayek on Good and Bad Unemployment Policies

Labor and WagesInterventionism

Blog11/16/2017
One of the obstacles to a successful employment policy is, paradoxically, that it is so easy to reduce unemployment, at least in the short term.
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How Defense-Contractor CEOs Get Rich on the Taxpayers' Dime

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/02/2017
When someone in DC wants more money for the troops, just remember that what they’re actually talking about are troops of overpaid defense contractors.
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Hazlitt: Human Action, Mises's Masterpiece

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog09/14/2017
"This book is the counterweight of Marx's Das Kapital, of Lord Keynes's General Theory, and of countless other books recommending socialization."
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How Government Regulations Made Healthcare So Expensive

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog05/09/2017
The US has paid a heavy price for denying potential competitors entry into the health-care marketplace.
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Hans-Hermann Hoppe: A World Without Theft

Free MarketsStrategyPrivate Property

05/05/2017Audio/Video
Hoppe explains why private property is a necessary component of self-ownership and the foundation of a free society.
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