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The School Safety Debacle

EducationMonopoly and Competition

Blog12/24/2018

Since public schools are funded through tax dollars, the schools don't really care if their safety measures are done in a way that treats students with the sort of respect paying customers would likely receive.

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The (Empirical) Science Isn't Settled

Blog05/14/2018

"Because Science!" has become a popular refrain. I'm not just talking about climate studies. Hayek memorably described this mentality as "scientism".

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Thomas Hardy Shows Us The Horror of War vs. The Beauty of Trade

Media and CultureWorld History

Blog03/07/2018

Markets and trade offer far more benefit for ordinary people than participation in the state's wars. 

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The Child Labor Amendment Debate of the 1920's

Financial MarketsLegal SystemU.S. History

01/29/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The failed attempt to pass an anti-child-labor amendment in the 1920s offers some fascinating insights into the Progressive ideology of the time.
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The Voluntaryist Constitution

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Is it possible to write a constitution that truly limits the powers of the state?

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Thaler Wins Nobel

Other Schools of Thought

Blog10/09/2017
Austrians have been mostly skeptical about behavioral economics.
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That Google Diversity Memo

Blog08/13/2017
Libertarians support the process of market competition, not the specific competitive acts of each market participant.
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