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Using Blockchain to Fix Money and Capital Markets

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksStrategy

05/24/2018Audio/Video
Caitlin Long discusses the blockchain's disruptive influence on our existing notions of money and wealth.

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Under the Skin

Political Theory

Blog05/04/2018

Taleb contends that you shouldn’t put someone else’s skin in the game without putting your own in it as well.

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Universal Health Care in Canada: A Colossal Government Failure

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog04/28/2018

The median waiting time for patients in Canada from referral by a practitioner, to consultation with a specialist, to date of treatment, was 21.2 weeks in 2017.

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UK's National Health Service Moves to Cut Healthcare for Smokers and the Obese

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog11/09/2017
To cut government expenses, the NHS has declared that smokers and the obese will be limited in the healthcare procedures they're allowed to receive.

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Unions Want Freedom of Association — But Only for Themselves

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog11/08/2017
If workers have freedom of association, they also need the right to refuse to associate with unions, if they wish.

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Union Dues and the "Free Rider" Problem

Labor and Wages

Blog10/06/2017
Workers don't "free ride" on labor union services. In fact, many workers suffer harm from them.

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US Sanctions Against Venezuela Will Hurt Americans

War and Foreign Policy

Blog09/18/2017
Sanctions against foreign nations are ultimately built upon restricting the freedom of Americans.

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Unlicensed Pet Sitters: The Latest Victim of New York's Regulatory State

Bureaucracy and RegulationMonopoly and Competition

Blog08/11/2017
For reason of "health" and "safety" New York City says it will punish any entrepreneur who attempts to compete with the high-priced kennel industry.

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US Household Debt Rises to All-Time Highs

The Fed

05/17/2017Mises Wire
Spurred by 9 years of easy money, US household debt is back to peak levels not seen since 2008.

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Under Socialized Medicine, The State Owns You

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog04/24/2017
Defenders of socialized medicine swear there are no "death panels." But a recent case in the UK betrays this claim yet again.

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