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Hazlitt Predicted Economics in Two Lessons

Book ReviewsTaxes and SpendingOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/15/2019

In the words of Henry Hazlitt, "ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors."

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Hysteria Over School Safety Won't Keep Us Safe

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog04/19/2019

The #NeverAgain movement that arose after last year’s Parkland shootings ignores how government officials cannot be trusted to behave honestly or responsibly to save student lives.

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How Asset Inflation Will End — This Time

Blog03/15/2019

Traditional macroeconomic measures may not tell us very much about where the current malinvestment bubbles are — or what their effects will be.

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How Many Economists Still Get Subjective Value Wrong

03/14/2019Power & Market

Subjective value is not objective. Sounds obvious, but the distinction is lost on most — scholars and practitioners alike.

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How a Fragile Euro May Not Survive the Next Crisis

Blog11/23/2018

In the event of a global slowdown or recession, Europe would be in a particularly dangerous situation.

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How the UK Can Escape Angela Merkel and the EU

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/16/2018

Turning toward sound money and freer trade with the US could help free Britain from Brussels and Berlin.

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How Neocons Destroyed a Chance for Peace with Iran After 9/11

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/25/2018

As Trump considers ending the Iran nuclear deal, a look back at how the Bush administration betrayed one of its first allies in the "War on Terror."

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How the Berlin Wall Spurred My Biggest Blunder

Big GovernmentThe Police StateWorld History

Blog02/15/2018
If the guards had found my little notebook of observations on environmental debacles, my stay in the East Bloc might have been extended indefinitely.
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