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Yet Another Way the Feds Make It Harder to Save for Retirement

Blog09/27/2018

The government wants you to save less and spend more. And the IRS wants a bigger piece of your wealth.

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Why We Need Freedom in Retirement Savings Plans

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/22/2018

Not surprisingly, government regulations make it harder for small businesses to help their employees save for retirement.

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Central Planning Failed in the USSR, but Central Banks Have Revived It

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/19/2018

When I left Soviet Russia in 1991, I thought I would never see a command-and-control economy again. I was wrong. Over the past decade the global economy has started to resemble one.

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Who Is Friedrich Hayek?

Business CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/03/2018Audio/Video
F.A. Hayek's many contributions to the Austrian school of economics are highlighted by Peter Klein.
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Economics and Public Policy

Austrian Economics OverviewFiscal TheoryPolitical Theory

08/28/2018Audio/Video
In this 28-minute talk, Peter Klein explains why governments employ so many economists, and what economists should really be doing.
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Elizabeth Warren Wants Even More Crony Capitalism

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog08/25/2018

Sen. Warren's proposed "Accountable Capitalism Act" would make large corporations dependent on federal permission to exist, essentially turning them into arms of the federal government.

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Who Is Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk?

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/13/2018Audio/Video
A member of the “second generation of the Austrian school of economics,” Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851–1914) and his works are discussed by Peter Klein.
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What Anthony Bourdain Taught Me About Life and Liberty

Media and CultureWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/10/2018

His great contribution is one of bringing the world closer together to create peace, mutual understanding, and prosperity. 

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