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03/13/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Shawn Ritenour joins the Human Action Podcast to discuss Mises's monumental work on Socialism.
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Student Loan Debt for Seniors? It’s Becoming More Common

Blog02/27/2019

Americans 60 and older have an aggregate $86 billion in student loan debt, rising 161% since 2010.

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Socialism, Capital, and Venezuela's Oil

Blog02/22/2019

The US government clearly wants to invade Venezuela. But oil is likely not a significant reason, in part because Venezuela's oil is hardly the gold mine some think it is.

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Social Justice Warriors: It's Not Just About Economics

Many progressives argue rights to property are arbitrary constructs of an elite and conservative legal system; that there is nothing “natural” or legitimate about them; and that, therefore, they have no special moral status.

02/18/2019Power & Market
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Surging Wealth Inequality Is Poverty's Greatest Enemy

The EntrepreneurLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog02/06/2019

The rich get rich by virtue of making what's dear rather cheap, thus helping the poor the most.

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Stephen Walt Wants Libertarians To Join Forces with Foreign-Policy Realists

War and Foreign Policy

Blog01/31/2019

Disagreements between libertarians and realists are a problem. But in the current interventionist-dominated environment, the disagreements don't strike me as an especially big problem — at least for now.

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Shinzo Abe Bets the Farm on Europe

Money and BanksProtectionism and Free TradeMoney and Banking

Blog01/30/2019

Japan's Shinzo Abe has turned to Europe in hopes of stabilizing Japan's fiscal and and monetary situation. But Europe is a shaky foundation on which to build anything.

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