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How Labor Unions Violate Employer and Non-Union Worker Rights

Labor and Wages

Blog07/09/2019

Federal labor laws increase monopoly power, reduce competition, and void free association, all in the name of "workers' rights."

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Holcombe on Political Capitalism

04/27/2019Power & Market

Holcombe contends “political capitalism,” has come to replace market capitalism. We now have an economic system in which government and the private sector team up to exploit everyone else.

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Hard Work (Alone) Won't Get Your Country Out of Poverty

Blog01/02/2019

Working hard is a good thing, but it can only lead to high levels of wealth when combined with capital accumulation and entrepreneurship.

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How So Many Bad Ideas Manage to Win on Election Day

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/07/2018

Bad ideas can spread more quickly than good ones, often because they sound so good until you spend some time thinking about them.

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Happy Birthday Ralph!

Blog10/22/2018

Today would have been  Ralph Raico's eighty-second birthday. He was a foremost historian of classical liberalism and a leading libertarian theorist.​

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Happy Birthday Hans!

Blog09/02/2018

Today is Hans Hoppe's Birthday

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Hunter Lewis on Morality

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog05/19/2018

Hunter Lewis presents an important view of morality, derived from Hume, Mises, and Hazlitt.

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Healthcare: "Insurance" Now Just Means Redistribution

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog06/04/2017
When politicians talk about health "insurance" they're usually just talking about schemes to redistribute wealth and income.
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