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The Hayekian Model of Government in an Open Society

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

06/23/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The central problem that confronts modern libertarian political theory is how to place limits on the number and kinds of intrusions in which government may engage — and how to ensure that it will confine itself to these limits.
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The Broken Window

Other Schools of ThoughtPrivate Property

Blog05/30/2018

The broken-window fallacy, under a hundred disguises, is the most persistent in the history of economics. It is more rampant now than at any time in the past.

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The Utter Failure of America's System of Indian Reservations

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/11/2018

On Indian reservations in America, there is a sickening lack of economic opportunity partly because of a lack of political autonomy and private property. 

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The Fruits of Foreign Lending

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal Economy

Blog05/04/2018

The first thing to remember is that monetary chaos is not primarily “international” at all. It exists basically within each nation.

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Trade Unions: The Private Use of Coercive Power

Labor and Wages

05/03/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The political influence of labor unions has aimed at the entrenchment of privileged employment and the protection of the officials' "profession."
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The Civil War: Both Sides Were Wrong

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog03/24/2018

Even if a section of the US were to today secede for some noble reason (i.e., not slavery), the outcome would still likely be invasion and war. 

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Trump's First Big Economic Mistake

Blog03/08/2018

A tariff is a tax on imports. That tax is paid by every American who buys the now-more-expensive product. 

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The Pretense of Knowledge

BiographiesCalculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/26/2018Speeches and Presentations
The conflict between what the public expects science to achieve in satisfaction of popular hopes, and what is really in its power, is a serious matter.
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