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Ruled by DC: Get the Feds Out of Western Lands

The EnvironmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/04/2017

Obama's unilateral move to create National Monuments in Western states is simply the natural outcome of allowing federal control of so much land.

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Restaurants to Eliminate More Waiters in Response to Minimum Wage Hike

Big GovernmentU.S. Economy

Blog01/03/2017

In response to new mandated wage hikes, restaurant owners are likely to raise prices, cut waiter jobs, and move toward less reliance on labor.

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Repealing the 17th Amendment Won't Fix the Senate

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/13/2016

Repealing the 17th Amendment will not change the US Senate into a hotbed of decentralizers and free-marketers.

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Ryan McMaken: The Brexit Earthquake

Global EconomyMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

06/24/2016Audio/Video
Ryan McMaken and Jeff Deist discuss what the shocking Brexit vote really means.
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Robert Shiller Imagines What Consumers Should Want, While Ignoring What They Do Want

Other Schools of ThoughtPricesValue and Exchange

10/27/2015Mises Wire
Neoclassical economists make too many assumptions and decree that the desires of consumers must conform to some external definition of what's "rational." But consumers like to decide for themselves what they want, and when they want it.
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