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The Freedom Crisis

The current war against freedom of speech by the "experts" and state-sanctioned intellectuals ought to alarm everyone who values peace and freedom.

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There's No #metoo When Economies Collapse — You Do What You Have to Do

Booms and BustsWorld History

Blog11/16/2018

Economic disasters often lead to a rise in the number of people willing to work in the sex trades — which are staffed mainly by desperate people.

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The Economic Basis of Culture

Media and Culture

11/15/2018Audio/Video
"Sure, maybe capitalism produces more goods more affordably," the Marxists say, "but it corrupts our souls." In this 90-minute lecture, English professor Paul Cantor discusses how culture has become the "last frontier" of Marxism.
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The Brutality of Slavery

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryInterventionism

11/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
In a slave system, threats of brutality underlay the whole relationship.
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The Case Against Pharma Patent Monopolies

HealthMonopoly and Competition

Blog11/13/2018

Brand recognition, competition, and de-regulation are the keys to a more affordable and more competitive drug market.

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The Death of Venezuelan Federalism — and the Rise of Socialism

As Venezuela shows, the abolition of federalism and other forms of decentralization have often been a prelude to a turn toward socialism.

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The Morning of November 11, 1918

Blog11/12/2018

The costs of recovering from the war would be paid by those who had had little to do with bringing about the massacres.

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