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The "Fertility Crisis" Is a Government-Caused Crisis

Labor and WagesWorld History

Blog03/15/2019

In a relatively unhampered market, a declining population is not necessarily an economic problem. But in a system where retirees can loot younger workers through government pension systems, there is a real problem, indeed.

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Jordan Page Talks and Sings About the Persecution of Schaeffer Cox

Legal SystemThe Police State

03/15/2019Audio/Video
Liberty musician Jordan Page discusses the plight of Schaeffer Cox, an Alaska liberty activist and militia leader who is being held by the federal authorities in a high-security prison.
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How Asset Inflation Will End — This Time

Blog03/15/2019

Traditional macroeconomic measures may not tell us very much about where the current malinvestment bubbles are — or what their effects will be.

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How Many Economists Still Get Subjective Value Wrong

03/14/2019Power & Market

Subjective value is not objective. Sounds obvious, but the distinction is lost on most — scholars and practitioners alike.

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The Right Not To Testify

Legal System

Blog03/14/2019

Conscription of witnesses is no more justified than conscription into the armed forces or into any other service or occupation.

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A College "Education" Has Little to do with Education

EducationU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog03/14/2019

Wealthy Hollywood types, being relentless and cynical social climbers, figured out years ago that college is mostly about social status and certification.

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Why International Economics Theory Has Become Irrelevant

Protectionism and Free Trade

Perhaps the best proof of the current divorce between theory and reality in international economics is the economists who declare themselves in favor of free trade while also opposing the removal of all tariffs and customs.

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MD vs NP: Patient Protection or Turf War?

Health

03/14/2019Audio/Video
The effort to extend the scope of practice of nurse practitioners and physician assistants worries many doctors, who are concerned that patients are getting short-changed in the process. Are these concerns simply motivated by protectionist interests? Dr. Rebekah Bernard discusses this massive push.
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