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The Philanthropic Ogre

Protectionism and Free Trade

Octavio Paz, defined government as "the philanthropic ogre," a creature that seemingly wishes to help the unfortunate, but at the same time devours more and more of the nation’s prosperity.

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The Problem with Idolizing "Efficiency"

Free MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

08/15/2018The Austrian
When economists idolize "efficiency" while ignoring property rights, they can justify pretty much anything.
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Trump Should Scale Back Auto Mileage Regulations

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog08/09/2018

Hikes to minimum mileage requirements make cars less affordable while doing little to improve air quality.

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The Absurdity of Keynesian Economics

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog06/05/2018

There is good reason to study Keynesianism: It helps us understand what the policymakers in government are likely to do in any given circumstance.

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The Liberation of Women

PovertyU.S. History

Blog05/26/2018

The tremendous advances, which have made it possible for women to achieve recognition as persons are undoubtedly due in large part to capitalistic contributions.

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The Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle in the Light of Modern Macroeconomics

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

04/26/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The Austrian theory of the business cycle has many critics.
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rae3_1_1_2.pdf

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The Myths Behind "Equal Pay Day"

Bureaucracy and RegulationValue and Exchange

Blog04/25/2018

If the "pay gap" narrative were true, "greedy" employers would hire more women to get the same work done at lower wages.

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