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A History of Asset Forfeiture

Blog02/27/2019

The government steals private property and calls it "asset forfeiture." Dating back to 1970, it's nothing more than a Drug War scam designed to enrich government bureaucrats.

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A Response to Daniel McCarthy's "Why Libertarians are Wrong"

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog02/26/2019

Conservatives seem to want a "robust" state to replace the cultural, religious, and economic institutions that states destroyed in the first place.

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A Chinese Bomb: Are We Really on the Threshold of Another Global Financial Crisis?

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog02/25/2019

The Chinese debt is overwhelming not simply because of the volume, but because the figure has quadrupled in seven years.

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Antitrust Policy Is Both Harmful and Useless

Legal SystemInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

02/21/2019Mises Daily Articles
Whether or not anti-trust legislation remains helpful to consumers, or makes any economic sense, remains entirely debatable.
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As Lending Standards Fall, Worries of a New Bust Rise

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog02/20/2019

New research is sparking fears that junk debt could trigger a repeat of the 2008 crash.

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Angela Merkel’s Legacy Is Chaos

World History

Blog02/19/2019

Angela Merkel has caused cultural blowback with seemingly unchecked migrant flows while simultaneously harming business with higher taxes and more anti-business regulation. The results have not been great.

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A Voice for Freedom in Medicine

Health

02/15/2019Audio/Video
Who should represent physicians when doctors may hold very divergent views on matters of politics, economics, ethics, and even science? Michel Accad and Anish Koka interview Dr. Jane Orient.
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