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The Economics of Gentrification

Protectionism and Free TradePrivate Property

According to the mainstream media gentrification is the new monster to be fought. Why?
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There Is No "War on Cops"

Media and Culture

Blog10/30/2017
The number of officers being killed is going down while the number of people employed as police officers is going up.
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The Eternal Struggle Between the Merchant and the Bureaucrat

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Civilization, it ought to be remembered, has been created by those men who have resisted power, not by those who have exercised it.
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There's a Bubble in New York City Taxi Medallions

Protectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/22/2017
Like condos in Vegas a decade ago, taxi medallions in NYC once looked like a rock-solid investment.
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Testosterone and the Madness of Central Bankers

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/06/2017
People really do experience a type of high when experiencing windfall profits. Does this play a role in central-bank-induced booms and busts?
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The Austrians, the Mainstream, and "Mainline" Economics

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog07/05/2017
Boettke’s book Living Economics is very personal, and is a portrait of a specific way of thinking about Austrian economics and practicing it.
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The Stench Inside The Fed

Blog03/20/2017
Danielle DiMartino Booth's new book on the Federal Reserve provides an insider's look at the Fed's role in the 2008 banking crisis and beyond.
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The "Washington Monument Syndrome" Strikes Again as Trump Imposes Hiring Freeze

Blog02/23/2017
In response to a hiring freeze on civilian staff — and to cause a public outcry — the Army immediately moved to cut the most popular programs.
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