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Blowback: The Washington War Party's Folly Comes Home to Roost

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/19/2015Mises Wire
After years of regime changes and destabilization in the Middle East, the war party in Washington has succeeded in making the world a more dangerous place. But DC is so caught up in its myths and lies that it can’t see the obvious.
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Beavis and Butt-Head Take Over Silicon Valley

Media and Culture

10/22/2015The Austrian
Mike Judge's Silicon Valley , takes a look at the entrepreneurs and capitalists of the high-tech world where oddball inventors learn the hard lessons of Economics 101. It turns out there's a lot more to making money than just being smart.
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By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission by Charles Murray

Political Theory

09/24/2015The Austrian
Charles Murray thinks that government has become arbitrary and tyrannical. In doing so, it has betrayed the “Madisonian” heritage of America, which strictly limited the power of the government to interfere with individual liberty.
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Boston Pulls 2024 Olympic Bid, Taxpayers Win

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsTaxes and Spending

08/01/2015Mises Wire
Boston joins a growing number of cities where the taxpayers decided they didn't want to deal with the massive costs of hosting the Olympic games. As a bastion of crony capitalism, however, the games are still quite popular among politicians and business "leaders."
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Bernie, the Koch Brothers, and Open Borders

U.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical Theory

07/31/2015Mises Wire
Bernie Sanders says immigrants are "taking our jobs" and that the state must act to "help [American] poor people." Predictably, Sanders's "solution" is to give more power to the same government that has created the very problems Sanders identifies with too much immigration.
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Bernie Sanders Is Right: The US Is Already a "Socialist" Country

Blog12/04/2015

Last month, Bernie Sanders pointed out that once upon a time, government programs such as Social Security were regarded as "socialism."

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