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Spending More Government Money on Healthcare Does Not Improve Health Outcomes

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism

Blog7 hours ago

Progressives seem to believe that we improve healthcare outcomes be spending more. This is a recipe for failure.

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Sports Betting and Spontaneous Order

Free MarketsHayek

Blog11/14/2022

One place a price system manifests itself is the sports betting markets. The results are surprisingly accurate.

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Secession: Coming to a State Near You?

Big GovernmentSecession

Blog10/21/2022

Ryan McMaken has made a serious case for secession as a means to counter totalitarianism. David Gordon explains why this is the case.

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Student Loan Debt: The Financial Time Bomb Politicians Want to Ignore

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog10/20/2022

President Biden's nonsolution of partial "debt forgiveness" is in limbo, but the slow financial destruction that massive student loan debt is unleashing continues.

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Slavery Did Not Promote Capitalism: The New Economic History of Capitalism Is Simply Wrong

CapitalismFree MarketsU.S. History

Blog10/18/2022

Academic historians of the "acclaimed" new history of capitalism have a major weakness: their claims do not match the historical record.

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Student Loan Forgiveness Treats the Symptom, Not the Disease

Cronyism and CorporatismProgressivismTaxes and Spending

Blog09/27/2022

President Biden's recent student loan forgiveness initiative only exacerbates the real problem: the cost of a college education, thanks to government intervention, is outrageously high.

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Should the Fed Increase the Money Supply in Response to a Growing Economy?

The FedMonetary Policy

Blog09/26/2022

Standard economic theory states that as an economy grows, the money supply should grow with it. Appealing to the Austrian tradition, Frank Shostak shows that belief is mistaken.

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Seeing the Student Loan Crisis as a Form of Boom and Bust

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog09/24/2022

Conservatives have missed the point that it is not students particularly that are at fault for the student loan crises, but the entire bureaucratic economic-political system.

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