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Decentralization Is the Solution to the Government Shutdown

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/18/2019

Not everything needs to turn into a nationwide systemic problem when the federal government is a political mess. We ought to decentralize now to limit the damage the feds can do.

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Daniel Lacalle on the Central Bank Tightrope

The FedFinancial Markets

12/28/2018Audio/Video
Daniel Lacalle and Jeff Deist discuss the absurd reactions to the Fed's tiny interest rate hikes.
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Dave Smith on Trump's Christmas Surprise in Syria and Afghanistan

Media and CultureStrategy

12/21/2018Audio/Video
Dave Smith and Jeff Deist discuss the astounding news from Trump about reducing troops in Syria and Afghanistan, and the growing push-back against neoconservative foreign policy from ordinary Americans.
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Division of Labor and Society: The Social Rationalism of Mises and Destutt de Tracy

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

12/19/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Mises’s unique social theory does not appear to have had any precursors. However, the French liberal Destutt de Tracy, is one author who preceded and shared Mises’s rationalist views on society.
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Did Baby Boomers Ruin America?

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog12/13/2018

In his book A Generation of Sociopaths, Bruce Gibney blames Baby Boomers for pretty much everything that's gone wrong in America. But there are other factors, such as democracy, that are perhaps more to blame.

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Dr. Robert Murphy on the Dubious Economics of Climate Change

The EnvironmentStrategy

12/07/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Robert Murphy joins Jeff Deist to discuss how the political landscape and media narratives fail to consider obvious choices and trade-offs inherent in the climate change debate.
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