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In Africa, Poverty Grows Because of the Elites' Anti-Capitalism

Global Economy

Blog06/05/2019

Both ideological anti-capitalism and economic factors contribute to the way Africa lags the rest of the world in the conquest of poverty.

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In the Footsteps of Donabedian: The US News and World Report Hospital Ranking System

Health

05/16/2019Audio/Video
Accad and Koka have a fascinating conversation with Ben Harder, an expert in hospital and physician quality ratings.
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Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trials: An Insider's View

Health

03/20/2019Audio/Video
Mention the phrase “industry-sponsored clinical trial” and many eyes will immediately roll back. But, is the reaction justified? Dr. Milton Packer explains.
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In Federal Courts, the Worst Rise to the Top

Legal System

Blog11/09/2018

With far too much time and money on their hands, federal prosecutors have now turned private basketball agreements into a matter for federal criminal prosecution.

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In Eastern Europe and Russia, Reminders of Communist Horrors Are Everywhere

SocialismWorld History

Blog09/06/2018

If a century of bloodshed, murder, vast prison systems, and starvation won’t convince the advocates of communism among American millennials, then perhaps nothing will.

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Immunity for Prosecutors Encourages Fraud

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog07/18/2017
Prosecutorial immunity provides an incentive to government prosecutors to engage in fraud if it's good for their careers.
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ISIS May Be Our Ally Some Day

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

11/18/2015Mises Wire
"Human rights" mean nothing to global elites when geopolitical advantages can be gained from joining forces with brutal regimes. Just as the West has embraced brutal dictators in Saudi Arabia and China, while ignoring the histories of the its Turkish and European Allies, the West may some day...
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