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The EnvironmentOther Schools of Thought
The standard Austrian approach to air pollution and regulation rejects the bean-counting of winners and losers, and instead embraces a property rights approach.
The SJWs protesting the so-called "tampon tax" are doing so for rather questionable reasons. But if they're going to argue that taxes are a bad thing, we shouldn't stop them.
Bureaucracy and RegulationOther Schools of Thought
A look at the differences between the Austrian School and the "Law & Economics" tradition, with respect to product safety regulation.
The money supply growth rate fell in August, dropping to a 150-month low. To find a lower growth rate, we need to go back to August 2007, when the rate was 1.59 percent.
Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
Joe Weisenthal is questioning whether people should be able to deposit their money in a checking account and be paid interest on it — Rothbardians have been saying that for decades.
Federal criminal prosecutions ought to be abolished and left to the states. But until that happens, abolishing the federal death penalty is a good place to start.
By threatening the Venezuelan regime and imposing sanctions, the US has only inflamed Venezuelan nationalism, while providing the regime with a convenient scapegoat.
Austerity need not be painful when the contraction of the public sector is accompanied by the expansion of the private sector. Thus, the real solution lies in fostering more progress in entrepreneurship and private ownership.