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WeWork's IPO Disaster and the Problem of Easy Money

The EntrepreneurFinancial Markets

Blog9 hours ago

When operating in an easy money regime, finding investments capable of providing reasonable returns becomes difficult to near impossible. Low risk vehicles are bid down to near-zero returns, pushing investors into ever riskier vehicles to generate enough return to cover objectives.

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Don't Trust the Government with Breathalyzers and other Forensic Evidence

Legal System

Blog11/16/2019

Government police, analysts, and lab workers have been repeatedly shown using faulty technology, forging documents, and falsifying lab results to arrest, prosecute, and convict innocent citizens.

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The West Was Never Really an Enemy of Soviet Communism

The Police StateWorld History

Blog11/15/2019

In his new book Judgment in Moscow, Vladimir Bukovsky claims the spirit of the Bolsheviks was never really destroyed. And it has been kept alive with Western help. 

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It's Trump vs. the Deep State vs. the Rest of Us

Bureaucracy and RegulationWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/14/2019

Even The New York Times now admits there is a deep state — and that it serves its own agenda while ignoring the elected civilian government.

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Justin Clark Explains the Baltic Strategy for Restoring the Republic of Texas

StrategyPolitical Theory

11/12/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Justin Clark discuss the intriguing strategy of a committed group of Texans to restore the sovereignty of their Republic.
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19th-Century Americans Didn't "Support the Troops"

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/11/2019

In the 19th century, the common view of federal soldiers was "as slackers on the public dole" and people with "such a lazy life," as to be "certainly not worth their country's crying about."

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Bretigne Shaffer on California's Mandatory Vaccinations

Big GovernmentHealth

11/09/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and longtime libertarian journalist Bretigne Shaffer discuss the vaccinations now enforced for school children in California, and the parents who are protesting the policy.
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The Berlin Wall Reminds Us of What Happens After We "Smash Capitalism"

World History

Blog11/08/2019

It's not necessary to completely destroy capitalism to impoverish us irrevocably. The further a regime moves in the direction of the "egalitarian" states of the old communist world, the worse the impoverishment will be.

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