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Every Law "Legislates Morality" — From Abortion to Minimum Wage

Legal System

06/06/2019Audio/Video
Virtually all laws involve "legislating morality." When people use this phrase they often really just mean "I want laws to back my version of morality, not yours."
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Economists Have Been "Useful Idiots" for the Green Socialists

The EnvironmentSocialismStrategy

Blog05/31/2019

Environmental activists in US politics are making it quite clear that their goal is nothing short of a socialist economic revolution.

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Every Law "Legislates Morality" — From Abortion to Minimum Wage

Blog05/30/2019

Virtually all laws involve "legislating morality." When people use this phrase they often really just mean "I want laws to back my version of morality, not yours."

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Even An-Caps Sometimes Give the State Too Much Credit

Political Theory

05/30/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy points out a common fallacy among even self-described anarcho-capitalists, when they blame a social problem on "too little government."
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End Federal Control of Tribal Lands

05/22/2019Power & Market

Granting greater sovereignty to Indian reservations could have benefits for Americans both inside and outside the reservation borders.

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ECB Inflationists are Crippling Europe

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog04/01/2019

Pumping yet more credit into the Eurozone is as effective as giving adrenalin to a dead horse. 

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Electoral College: Why We Must Decentralize Democracy

World History

Blog03/29/2019

Democracy works best at a small scale. The electoral college's nod to this reality is much too weak. But it's better than nothing. 

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Ebenezer Scrooge's Tiresome Crusade Against "Consumerism"

Media and CultureSubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog12/25/2018

Scrooge was wrong, and his Nephew Fred was right. While it's true the benefits of feasting with friends and family can't be calculated in a ledger, that doesn't mean those things have no value.

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