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Liberation from the Parasite State

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

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Liberalism has many meanings, but I wish to maintain that the most authentic form of liberalism has been concerned above all with two things: the expansion of a free functioning civil society and the restriction of the activity of the state.
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Facebook's Fake Money

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/18/2019

The critical question is this: Is the Libra really good or sound — money? Unfortunately, this question cannot be answered in the affirmative.

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Privatizing Public Lands Doesn't Mean Turning Them Into Shopping Centers

The Environment

Blog07/18/2019

Public lands already have value as nature preserves and tourist attractions. At the same time, the economic needs of ordinary human beings — which often require land development — shouldn't be ignored. 

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Can We Still Avoid Inflation?

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

07/17/2019Articles of Interest
Inflation can always give only a temporary fillip to the economy, and will leave us with a legacy of postponed adjustments and new maladjustments which make our problem more difficult.
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Agriculture Is Only a Tiny Part of America's Economy — And That's a Good Thing

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog07/17/2019

Since 1900, the number of American farms in operation has fallen 63 percent. Meanwhile, the American standard of living is far beyond what the farmers of yesteryear could have imagined.

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Free Trade vs. Government Diktat

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog07/17/2019

In every trade, a person is giving up something he values less for something he values more. Every time a shopper buys any item from another person, he has improved his standard of living, and so has the seller.

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Nation, State, and Economy

StrategyPrivate Property

07/16/2019Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Ryan McMaken discuss what the nationality principle means for liberalism.
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