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How to Avoid Civil War: Decentralization, Nullification, Secession

Decentralization and Secession

Blog12/04/2019

So long as we insist the federal government can force one law, one culture, and one sort of politics on all of America, the US is headed down the road of civil war. Only decentralization and separation can partly defuse the situation.

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The Cultural Consequences of Negative Interest Rates

Global EconomyMedia and CultureMoney and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewMonetary Theory

12/03/2019Audio/Video
Rahim Taghizadegan from the independent Viennese Scholarium offers a European perspective on the anti-economics of negative interest rates
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The Washington Post's Double Standard on Immigration and Guns

Blog12/03/2019

The Washington Post supports local governments ignoring laws. Except when those laws restrict private gun ownership.

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Menger's Anti-Historical Method Versus the Neoclassical Anti-Historical Method

History of the Austrian School of Economics

12/03/2019Articles of Interest
The Austrian-school approach, with its realist, real-world approach, is actually more inclined toward empiricism than the neo-classical economists who tend toward very abstract theories and models.
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Anti-Market Conservatives Want to Fix Social Ills, But Their Cure Will Only Make Things Worse

World History

Blog12/03/2019

Far from being the saviors of society, the new breed of anti-market conservatives are merely the newest iteration of the long line of anti-social apologists for state domination.

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Understanding Elizabeth Warren's "Radical" Wealth Tax

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

Blog12/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth taxes will have devastating consequences on capital formation, and will encourage investors to hold riskier assets than they otherwise would have.

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A Chance to Match Your Gift

Blog12/02/2019

Gary Schlarbaum, one of our generous supporters, has again offered to match all donations received through December 9.

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