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Government Spending on Colleges in the US Is Higher than in the Countries with "Free" College

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog9 hours ago

Government spending on higher education is higher in the US than in Switzerland, Germany, or France. But colleges remain expensive here because they focus more on non-educational perks and extras.

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No, Ilhan Omar Wasn't Taken Out of Context

04/25/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy critiques an article by Conor Friedersdorf, in which Friedersdorf mocks the right-wing outrage over Rep. Ilhan Omar's 9/11 remarks as a tempest in a teapot.
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Marxism vs. the Majority

BiographiesWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

04/24/2019Mises Daily Articles
As the Marxians do not admit that differences of opinion can be settled by discussion and persuasion or decided by majority vote, no solution is open but civil war.
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The Problem with the Census

U.S. History

Blog04/23/2019

The Left opposes adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 census form. The answer lies in abolishing all questions except those that count total residents. But that won't happen because the census is used to justify a myriad of government programs.

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Capital and Interest in the Austrian Tradition, Part 2 of 3

Austrian Economics OverviewCapital and Interest Theory

04/19/2019Audio/Video
Bob continues his three-part series devoted to capital and interest theory in the tradition of the Austrian school.
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Yes, Julian Assange Is a Journalist — But That Shouldn't Matter

Media and CultureWorld History

Blog04/18/2019

The Bill of Rights doesn't mention that freedom of speech is restricted to a special class of establishment journalists. Freedom of speech is a universal property right, regardless of what the establishment-media gatekeepers say.

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Bernie Tells America: Pull Yourself up by Your Bootstraps!

Blog04/18/2019

Bernie Sanders justifies his millions this way: he worked for it by writing a book. He also says that if you write a book, you could be a millionaire too. It's just that easy!

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The Making of Modern Civilization: Savings, Investment, and Economic Calculation

Capital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

Blog04/17/2019

The fallacy that labor-saving machines create technological unemployment has not only been disproved by theory but also by the whole history of mankind.

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