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How Identity Politics Is Changing Universities

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and Culture

Blog05/26/2018

Even the hard sciences are now expected to adjust reality itself to suit the demands of politicized university departments.

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How the Feds Use Transportation Funds to Spy on You

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog05/22/2018

The federal government relies on state and local officials to run its ever-growing surveillance state. This could also be its Achilles heel.

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Hunter Lewis on Morality

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog05/19/2018

Hunter Lewis presents an important view of morality, derived from Hume, Mises, and Hazlitt.

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Household-Formation Numbers Are Back to Recession-Era Levels

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog05/15/2018

We're in a boom period, which means household formation should be booming. But it's not. 

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Housing: High Prices, Few New Units

Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Blog05/12/2018

We're in a boom period, but housing construction is scant — which is making housing less affordable.

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How the IMF Keeps Sub-Sahara Africa in Poverty

Global EconomyPovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/12/2018

The bureaucrats at the IMF and other international bureaucracies actually want people to believe that bigger government means more prosperity.

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How To Calculate the Money Supply

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/07/2018

In this interview, Joseph Salerno discusses how he and Murray Rothbard developed a better measure of the money supply. 

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How Not to Address Rising Oil Prices: Lessons from Nixon's Price Controls

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPrices

Blog04/26/2018

The crude oil “daisy chain” reseller boom is just one example of the absurdity of the 1970s price controls on the oil and gas sector. 

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How Neocons Destroyed a Chance for Peace with Iran After 9/11

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/25/2018

As Trump considers ending the Iran nuclear deal, a look back at how the Bush administration betrayed one of its first allies in the "War on Terror."

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