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The Great War, 100 Years Later

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

07/05/2017The Austrian
It's been 100 years since the US entered World War I. Was that a break from a past policy of peace — or just more of the same?
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Here's an Easy Way to Add Some Market Competition Back into Healthcare

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog07/02/2017
The current healthcare system destroys price sensitivity for both consumers and producers. We need reforms that will force prices down.
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Jeff Sessions's Reefer Madness

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog06/20/2017
Jeff Sessions's war against marijuana legalization will do nothing to fight crime or improve health.
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How We Should Name Business Cycles

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog06/16/2017
Economists have long played semantic games with how they name business cycles. This is how they should do it.
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Deeper Forces Emerge: The Great War from January to June, 1917

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog06/09/2017
Though we tend to think of the war in terms of stalemate and attrition, the war was anything but static to most of the millions of participants.
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Robert Shiller Is Shilling for the State

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog05/30/2017
For economist Robert Shiller, housing bubbles result from too little government regulation.
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Wine, Art, and Ferraris: The Bubble in Luxury Goods

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog05/24/2017
Our inflationary economy is sending the prices of luxury goods soaring — while prices on products for regular people are often flat.
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The States Are Revolting Against the War on Drugs

HealthLegal System

Blog05/15/2017
The Vermont state legislature has voted to legalize recreational marijuana use. This is a first, since other states have relied on statewide votes.
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