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Sorry Stiglitz, It’s Socialism That’s Rigged, not Capitalism

Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog1 hour ago

Ever since winning the Nobel Memorial Prize in “Economic Science” in 2001, Joseph Stiglitz has been a one-man advocacy band for growth of the state.

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Why Ludwig von Mises Advocated for Liberal Nationalism Following WWI

Decentralization and SecessionWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/13/2018

In Nation, State, and Economy, Ludwig von Mises offered a radical alternative to the prevalent models for solving national conflicts.

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The Case Against Pharma Patent Monopolies

HealthMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/13/2018

Brand recognition, competition, and de-regulation are the keys to a more affordable and more competitive drug market.

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A Trump-Pelosi Budget Deal is a Recipe for the Worst Kind of Tax Increase

11/13/2018Power & Market

The most disturbing outcome of the recent mid-term election isn’t that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be a Member of Congress ...

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Does a Falling Money Supply Cause Economic Slumps?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/13/2018

As the foundation of the economy weakens, bank lending weakens also. And then money begins to disappear from the banking system.

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On Veterans’ Day, Remember the Lies That Filled Military Cemeteries

Blog11/12/2018

A few hours studying the lessons of history can prevent heaps of grave-digging in the coming years.

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The Death of Venezuelan Federalism — and the Rise of Socialism

As Venezuela shows, the abolition of federalism and other forms of decentralization have often been a prelude to a turn toward socialism.

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