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Does the Coronavirus Make the Case for World Government?

02/26/2020Power & Market

Crises of all kinds send ideologues scrambling to explain how such events fit neatly into their worldview.

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Mises and the "New Economics"

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/24/2020

Economics today poses as a predictive discipline which fails to correctly predict anything; a prescriptive discipline which prescribes the wrong policies; and an empirical discipline which collects data but misses the point.

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Capitalism vs. Socialism

Anti-PoliticsSocialismStrategy

02/21/2020Audio/Video
Is Bernie right to say America has become a socialist country? Jeff Deist joins guest host Judge Andrew P. Napolitano on Kennedy to discuss the "Capitalism vs. Socialism" debate within the Democrat Party.
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The Case Against Political Activism

Anti-PoliticsStrategyPolitical Theory

02/19/2020Audio/Video
Jeff Deist explains why the private sector — and not political activism — is the most critical ingredient in improving American life today.
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What Year Did Healthcare Become a "Right"?

Blog02/05/2020

Was healthcare a natural right two hundred years ago? If so, how is it that this "right" to eighteenth-century medicine morphed into a right to MRIs and chemotherapy? Do rights change with technology? That's not how rights work.

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More on Joe Salerno's Critique of Economism

02/03/2020Power & Market

As C. Jay Engel explains, only the rigorously subjectivist perspective of the Austrian school offers a rational critique of economism.

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Pseudo-Psychiatrist "Diagnoses" Trump Supporters with Mental Disorders

HealthMedia and Culture

Blog01/25/2020

The great libertarian psychiatrist Thomas Szasz warned that health officials could use their "expertise" to push a political agenda. We're now living in that world.

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Meet the Spendthrifts

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/23/2020

If the government were a sitcom family, they would be called the Spendthrifts, and no one would dream of trusting them with credit.

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