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The Real Cause of America's Opioid Epidemic

HealthLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog08/20/2017
The real cause of this epidemic is various government policies and the real solution is the dismantling of those same policies, in perpetuum.
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Mark Thornton Explains Our Fake Economy

Booms and BustsThe Fed

07/16/2017Audio/Video
Mark Thornton explains why there's nothing natural, real, or sustainable about the current Yellen boom.
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The Bernanke-Yellen Bubble-Depression

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/10/2017
The next economic crisis will be directly tied to the last economic crisis and the policies the Fed used to “solve” it. As such, it should be called the Bernanke-Yellen Crisis.
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The Left/Right Crack-Up Over Seattle and the Minimum Wage

Corporate WelfareLabor and Wages

Blog07/06/2017
So while the left’s support of the minimum wage is offensive, the right’s fight against what’s offensive perhaps explains why we still have wage floors.
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The Great War, 100 Years Later

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

07/05/2017The Austrian
It's been 100 years since the US entered World War I. Was that a break from a past policy of peace — or just more of the same?
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Here's an Easy Way to Add Some Market Competition Back into Healthcare

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog07/02/2017
The current healthcare system destroys price sensitivity for both consumers and producers. We need reforms that will force prices down.
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Jeff Sessions's Reefer Madness

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog06/20/2017
Jeff Sessions's war against marijuana legalization will do nothing to fight crime or improve health.
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How We Should Name Business Cycles

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog06/16/2017
Economists have long played semantic games with how they name business cycles. This is how they should do it.
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