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Defenders of the Status Quo: Arthur Caplan and the Modern Bioethics Movement

Health

05/06/2019Audio/Video
A short episode commenting on a recent piece in Medscape by Arthur L. Caplan, one of the most influential bioethicists of the last forty years.
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Does Economic Stability Contribute to Growth?

Blog04/10/2019

Attempts at stabilizing the economy distort economic signals and cause economic instability, rather than preventing it.

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Dear Mr. President, Security Does Not Create Development

Blog04/09/2019

Even though security might be a necessary condition for development, it is not a sufficient one.

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Discussing MMT Through the Eyes of a Socialist

BiographiesFree MarketsHealthOther Schools of Thought

04/08/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and C. Jay Engel discuss Doug Henwood’s recent critique of modern monetary theory in Jacobin magazine.
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Decades of Transit Trouble on New York's Subways

Blog03/23/2019

Although the subway was never totally private, the history of government's expanded role in running the system has been a history of higher fares and worse service. 

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Double Standards Are Rampant in Canada's Drug War

Blog03/22/2019

On both the left and the right in Canada, politicians are using the Drug War — and all the lives it needlessly ruins — to play political games that help only the politicians. 

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Deflation Fears Drive Developing Countries to Even Lower Interest Rates

Blog03/18/2019

While the US's central bank strikes a "cautiously optimistic" stance (as usual), central banks in developing countries are driven to easy money by economic uncertainty and a weakening dollar.

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