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Confronting the Myths about "Arming Teachers"

Decentralization and SecessionLegal System


There is no evidence that properly trained and armed private citizens would do a worse job than government "law enforcement" personnel in enhancing school safety.

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Capitalism Turns Luxuries Into Necessities


Things like forks and washing machines start out as "luxury" items for the rich. But thanks to markets, these goods, over time, become more and more accessible to everyone.

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Cannabis Victories!

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police StateInterventionism


There were three important victories related to cannabis, i.e., marijuana, legalization and only the most radical measure failed.

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Chick-fil-A Mocks the Lefty Myth About Wage Stagnation

Free MarketsLabor and Wages


So impressive is compensation in the U.S. that even fast food businesses are bidding up wages to compete.

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Colonel House and Woodrow Wilson: Paving the Way for War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

The alliance between Colonel Edward Mandell House and Woodrow Wilson would prove to be momentous indeed.
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Common Objections to Capitalism

Free MarketsAustrian Economics Overview

From Mises University 2016: Timothy Terrell tears down common criticisms of capitalism.
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College Towns Join the Mania: The Skyscraper Curse in Auburn

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

09/02/2015Mises Wire
College towns like Auburn, Alabama are booming with more luxury apartments and seemingly more of everything else, too. But the story really began far away in Washington, DC where the Federal Reserve targets interest rates.
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