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Rothbard on Our Debt to Society

Robert Nozick's point that we cannot be taxed on the grounds that we are in part 'social products' is taken from  Murray Rothbard's Power and Market.

07/26/2019Power & Market
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Nozick on Our Debt to Society

Robert Nozick challenges the view that we may be taxed or otherwise imposed on because we are in part social products.

07/26/2019Power & Market
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The Prophetic Antifederalists

U.S. History

07/24/2019The Free Market
The Antifederalists were afraid the new proposed Constitution would lead to a supersized national government. They were right.
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Why Powell Fears a Gold Standard

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/20/2019

The fact that politicians, central bankers, and “too big to fail” bankers all oppose a gold standard is a tacit admission that hard money would serve as an effective constraint on their activities.

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How Labor Unions Violate Employer and Non-Union Worker Rights

Labor and Wages

Blog07/09/2019

Federal labor laws increase monopoly power, reduce competition, and void free association, all in the name of "workers' rights."

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The Bionic Mosquito on Rothbard and Reason

The Bionic Mosquito disgrees with Rothbard's contention that reason can establish natural law. His argument merits careful study, but I disagree with.it.

07/08/2019Power & Market
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Socialism: A Man-Made Malthusian Trap

PovertySocialism

Blog07/06/2019

Industrialization and capitalism finally freed us from the starvation and deprivation of endless centuries of subsistence living. Now socialists in Venezuela have managed to reverse centuries of progress.

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The Bionic Mosquito On Rothbard and Ethics

The Bionic Mosquito points out that Rothbard defended objective ethics.

07/05/2019Power & Market
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