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The Economics of Virtue Signaling

Blog12/20/2018

"Virtue signaling" is not a new thing. In fact, society benefits from organizations that help communicate the virtues of its members. This facilitates trust in society, which then enhances commerce and trade. 

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The Classical-Liberal Roots of Marxist Class Analysis

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

12/06/2018Audio/Video
The idea that some groups in society attempt to exploit others was first an insight of the free-market liberals. It was later ripped off and modified by the Marxists.
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The Edict of Diocletian: A Case Study in Price Controls and Inflation

Money and Banks

12/04/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
Emperor Diocletian attempt to fix Roman inflation with price controls. His plan failed just as it would have if tried today.
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The Root of Old Hickory

U.S. History

11/23/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
Jackson deserves a cherished place in the hearts of all Americans: By the time he left office, for the first time and the last time in the history of America, he had wiped out all of our public debt.
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The Uncompromising Rothbard

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

11/22/2018The Free Market
Quite simply, the science of liberty that Rothbard brought into clear relief is as brilliant in the hopes it creates for a free world as it is unforgiving of error.
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The Freedom Crisis

The current war against freedom of speech by the "experts" and state-sanctioned intellectuals ought to alarm everyone who values peace and freedom.

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The Brutality of Slavery

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryInterventionism

11/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
In a slave system, threats of brutality underlay the whole relationship.
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The Classical Liberal Theory of Empire

Big GovernmentAustrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory

10/23/2018Audio/Video
In this 33-minute presentation, Ralph Raico examines the history and ideology of imperialism — and why the state loves war and empire so much.
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