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What to Do Until Privatization Comes?

Free MarketsStrategy

Blog09/18/2018

Libertarians know what should be done about government services and operations: they should be privatized. What should be done in the meantime? 

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What’s the "Social Cost of Carbon?"

The EnvironmentHealth

Blog03/14/2018

Unfortunately, it's not actually possible to determine the costs of our current choices 200 years in the future.  

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When Government Shuts Down

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

The lesson of a government shutdown is that the world does not collapse when Uncle Sam takes the day off.

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Why Government Has a Dangerous Obsession with Statistics

Big GovernmentCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog08/08/2017
In a free market, businesses have little need of economy-wide statistics. They are, however, desperately needed for any sort of government planning.
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Why Socialism Promotes "Free Love" Over Family

Media and Culture

It is no accident that the rise of free love in the U.S. accompanied the rise of the fully developed welfare state.
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Why Not Repudiate the National Debt?

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog05/09/2016

Written in 1992, Murray Rothbard makes the case for renouncing Federal debt obligations.

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