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U.S. EconomyU.S. History
In his book A Generation of Sociopaths, Bruce Gibney blames Baby Boomers for pretty much everything that's gone wrong in America. But there are other factors, such as democracy, that are perhaps more to blame.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages
Minor-league hockey players know what they're getting into when they sign their contracts. But now they want the government to overturn their contracts and force a pay raise.
EducationSocialismAustrian Economics Overview
Dr. Daniel Lahoud has single-handedly introduced hundreds of Venezuelan students to the ideas of Mises and Hayek.
Booms and BustsWorld History
Economic disasters often lead to a rise in the number of people willing to work in the sex trades — which are staffed mainly by desperate people.
Kerkorian was an eighth-grade dropout who would go on to earn billions, and epitomized Mises's idea of the entrepreneur.
If politicians cared about affordable housing, they'd be doing all they could to repeal regulations and encourage more construction.
World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
The Nobel committee this year showed that it has embraced clever economic modeling as a replacement for scientific progress.
Booms and Busts
Skyscrapers that set world records for height don’t cause economic panics, but are, instead, a warning a boom has reached its peak.