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Countries with "Free Tuition" Often Have Fewer College Graduates

Education

Blog2 hours ago

A higher education system with "free tuition" will be quite unlike the open, flexible system we have now. Colleges will need to carefully control costs through larger class sizes, and lower-quality services.

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Why Do Socialists Hate Families?

Blog5 hours ago

Families provide an example of social bonds without private property, prices, and “capitalist exploitation.” So, it's odd that Marx wanted to abolish the family.

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Private Property, Public Purpose

Private Property

04/25/2019Books
Property in private hands used for the production of goods and services for the market is already for all practical purposes public wealth. It is serving the public just as much as — in fact, far more effectively than — if it were owned and operated by the government.
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Government Spending on Colleges in the US Is Higher than in the Countries with "Free" College

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog04/25/2019

Government spending on higher education is higher in the US than in Switzerland, Germany, or France. But colleges remain expensive here because they focus more on non-educational perks and extras.

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No, Ilhan Omar Wasn't Taken Out of Context

04/25/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy critiques an article by Conor Friedersdorf, in which Friedersdorf mocks the right-wing outrage over Rep. Ilhan Omar's 9/11 remarks as a tempest in a teapot.
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Political Centralization Ended the Roman Republic

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog04/25/2019

In order to destroy the Republic in favor of empire, the new Roman dictators systematically dismantled the Republic's system of local autonomy and self-rule.

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Marxism vs. the Majority

BiographiesWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

04/24/2019Mises Daily Articles
As the Marxians do not admit that differences of opinion can be settled by discussion and persuasion or decided by majority vote, no solution is open but civil war.
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Free Lori Loughlin and All Political Prisoners

Legal System

Lori Loughlin has been brave enough to defy the government. For that, she should be celebrated for refusing to bow down before “that coldest of all cold monsters, the state.”

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