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Before Roe v. Wade, Abortion Had Always Been a State and Local Matter

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/24/2018

Prior to 1973, there were almost no federal laws on abortion, one way or the other. Even though abortion rates were quite high in the 19th century.

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Bob Dylan as Economic Prophet

Media and CultureU.S. Economy

Blog01/17/2018
Change is the defining feature of our modern age. But you would never know it when surveying today’s financial market landscape.
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Bob Murphy on the Culture Wars

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureStrategy

12/29/2017Audio/Video
Our final show of 2017 features a talk given by Dr. Bob Murphy on the culture wars.
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Bitcoin Loses Steam as Steam Loses Bitcoin

12/08/2017Power & Market
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Birthday of a Bloodbath

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/24/2017
As communism marks its centennial, we should remember it for what it did best: death.
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Bureaucratization

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

11/07/2017Mises Daily Articles
The progressing bureaucratization of big business is by no means the result of a tendency inherent in the development of the capitalist economy.
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Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/27/2017
In a free market, consumers hold the power to punish producers for pushing dangerous products. But today, the FDA has short-circuited that market.
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