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The Flint Water Disaster Shows Why We Need Markets

U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/06/2017
Public television keeps alive the idea that disasters caused by government bureaucrats will be solved if only we get the "right" people to run things.
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The Jefferson Nobody Knows

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/25/2017
The Jefferson who emerges from Kevin Gutzman's new book is fascinating yes, but more importantly, he is a radical.
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Rothbard Explains the Proper Response to Climate Change

The EnvironmentTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog03/09/2017
Whether or not one agrees with the underlying climate science, Rothbard’s analysis is useful in crafting a response to so-called greenhouse gases.
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Why Emmanuel Macron's Surge Is Unlikely to Change Anything

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog03/02/2017
Emmanuel Macron is telling everyone what they want to hear. But what France needs isn't popular at all: a big dose of free markets.
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Broke and in Debt? Join the Club

Media and CulturePraxeology

Blog02/27/2017
Nearly half of Americans have no money for even moderately serious emergencies. This results from decisions we've made, both personal and political.
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What the Tobacco Industry Did for Women

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/25/2017
Far from being a tool of the so-called patriarchy, marketplace producers enthusiastically cater to anyone willing to join in.
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Trump Might Be the End of the Bush-Obama Consensus

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog12/25/2016

The cartelized economy foisted on us since 9/11 has been a disaster for businesses and taxpayers. Will Trump return us to "normalcy"?

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Europe's War on Tobacco

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog12/19/2016

Europe's tobacco bans have managed to destroy businesses without actually getting people to stop smoking.

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