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Desocialization of Taxes: A Taxation System Proposal for Venezuela

Global EconomyStrategyTaxes and Spending

10/04/2019Audio/Video
Rafael Acevedo presents during the "Comparative Economics" session at the 2019 Libertarian Scholars Conference in New York City.
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The Bitcoin Standard

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

10/01/2019Audio/Video
Saifedean Ammous explains why Austrian economics helps us understand Bitcoin, and how Bitcoin can help us understand Austrian economics.
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Eugenics and the Racist Underbelly of the American Left

U.S. History

Blog09/30/2019

Jim Crow policies and the eugenics-tinged racial purity theories behind them were at the heart of progressivism, something that few progressives today are willing to acknowledge.

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Why Is the Antibiotics Market Broken?

Health

09/26/2019Audio/Video
Big Pharma is abandoning its R&D efforts for antibiotics. What are the regulatory, scientific, and economic factors responsible for this potentially dangerous trend? Accad and Koka interview Dr. David Shlaes.
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Why Employer-Funded Health Plans Are Turning to Free Market Medicine

Health

09/05/2019Audio/Video
Jay Kempton shares insights from his recent efforts to turn employers away from the wasteful and corrupt health insurance benefit model.
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The New York Times Gets Slavery (and Capitalism) Wrong, Yet Again

Labor and WagesU.S. History

Blog08/31/2019

If violence is the key to creating wealth, as Desmond insinuates, then the communist nations would have created fabulous amounts of wealth given the brutality of 20th-century Stalinism.

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What Student Loans and Health Care Have in Common

Blog08/19/2019

When colleges or hospitals are guaranteed payment by a third party, such as Sallie Mae or a health insurance company, it's only natural to raise prices on the student or patient. In these cases, the user's ability to pay becomes almost irrelevant.

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Bob Graboyes: From Fortress to Frontier in American Healthcare

Health

08/13/2019Audio/Video
Bob Graboyes on why American healthcare is stuck in a hundred-year-old mentality that stifles innovation, constrains medical advances, and yields low quality care.
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