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Just How Common Are School Shootings?

U.S. History

Blog05/25/2022

Thirty-nine people were killed in school shootings in 2018 (one of the worst years). In the same period, 900 children drowned, and 1,800 were murdered via child abuse. 

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Jordan Peterson on Austrian Economics: Free Markets Are "Profoundly Equitable"

CoordinationFree MarketsPhilosophyPlanningPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog04/18/2022

Jordan Peterson is turning his eye toward Austrian economics. Unlike the many conservatives who see free market advocacy as some sort of "dangerous fundamentalism," Peterson seems to get it.

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Johns Hopkins Study: Lockdowns Only Reduce Mortality by 0.2 Percent

Blog02/02/2022

That something "works" isn't a license for a regime to do whatever it wants. But given that lockdowns don't even work—and are morally repugnant—how can they be justified? 

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Japan's Inflation Is Hidden behind Central Bank–Financed Subsidies

Money and Banks

Overall, at least 50 percent of the consumer price index in Japan appears to be government controlled, which is reflected in the significant growth of government spending on subsidies.

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Blog12/14/2021

Instead of protecting us, the state has delivered us and our property to the mob. The tenets of the Austrian school are the only way to fight back this encroachment.

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Joe Weisenthal Thinks Debasing the Dollar Is the Moral Thing to Do

Money and Banks

Blog11/25/2021

In one recent thread, Weisenthal mocked the people worried about the falling purchasing power of the US dollar, and claimed that it would be immoral for currency to maintain its value over time.

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Join Us in the Battle of Ideas by Doubling Your Gift Today!

Blog09/30/2021

“Covid,” “global warming,” “overpopulation,” “domestic extremism”—the crisis may change, but the playbook remains the same. But we can change the outcome.

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John Tamny Reviews Mark Spitznagel's Safe Haven

Global EconomyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog08/27/2021

Safe Haven is a compelling book about how we view risk, and a challenge to rethink how we "pay" to mitigate it.

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