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Don't Thank Government Officials for Progress in Sanitation and Life Expectancy

World History

Blog5 hours ago

Government officials have often stood in the way of scientific progress.

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Desocialization of Enterprises: Empowering Venezuelans

SocialismPrivate Property

11/26/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
How can state enterprises in Venezuela be desocialized? What would a privatization law look like for Venezuela? The authors describe a proposal to move Venezuela toward free markets.
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Desocialization of Taxes: A Taxation System Proposal for Venezuela

Global EconomyStrategyTaxes and Spending

10/04/2019Audio/Video
Rafael Acevedo presents during the "Comparative Economics" session at the 2019 Libertarian Scholars Conference in New York City.
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Defenders of the Status Quo: Arthur Caplan and the Modern Bioethics Movement

Health

05/06/2019Audio/Video
A short episode commenting on a recent piece in Medscape by Arthur L. Caplan, one of the most influential bioethicists of the last forty years.
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Dr. Michel Accad: Can Austrian Economics Save Medicine?

The EntrepreneurHealth

04/15/2016Audio/Video
Dr. Accad presents a brilliant application of Austrian theory to real world practice.
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Drug Shortages, Price Gouging, and Our Broken Health Care System

Big GovernmentHealthPrices

10/01/2015Mises Wire
By separating buyer and seller with reams of regulations, government-controlled health care ensures that near-shortages and actual shortages are a constant danger hanging over the heads of patients and hospitals. The answer, of course, lies in de-regulation.
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