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Why They Keep Trying to Blame Capitalists for Slavery

U.S. History

Blog08/27/2019

The resurgent claim that the modern economy was built on slavery is yet another attempt to attack capitalism while also claiming "we are all to blame" for slavery. The slave owners of old tried a very similar tactic.

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Robby Soave: Breaking the Real Story on the Covington Students

Media and Culture

08/26/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Robby Soave discuss the corporate media.
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Tom Woods Probes the Origin Story of Bob Murphy

Biographies

08/26/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy explains how he got into Austrian economics and libertarianism.
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The Hidden Costs Behind Every Government Program

Blog08/24/2019

Governments love to point to stuff they built with your tax dollars. But they never point to all the destroyed wealth and lost opportunities that result from those same programs and policies. 

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Economic Nationalism Is a Philosophy of War

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

08/23/2019Mises Daily Articles
What is needed to make peace durable is a change in ideologies. What generates war is the economic philosophy almost universally espoused today by governments and political parties.
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The Left Argues Slavery Was an Economic Blessing. Here's Why They Are Wrong.

Labor and WagesU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog08/20/2019

Slavery was a monstrously unfair and immoral institution. It was also inefficient, compared to a system based on free labor.

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Hannah Cox Tells Conservatives Why They Should Oppose the Death Penalty

Legal SystemThe Police State

08/20/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Hannah Cox discuss the State’s abuses in the criminal justice system.
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