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The (Empirical) Science Isn't Settled

Blog05/14/2018

"Because Science!" has become a popular refrain. I'm not just talking about climate studies. Hayek memorably described this mentality as "scientism".

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Monarchy and War

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

05/10/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It is important to understand the relationship between monarchy and war, and between monarchy and warfare.
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Thomas Hardy Shows Us The Horror of War vs. The Beauty of Trade

Media and CultureWorld History

Blog03/07/2018

Markets and trade offer far more benefit for ordinary people than participation in the state's wars. 

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On the "Epidemic" of "Gun Violence"

02/28/2018Power & Market

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With Inequality, Some Is Fair and Some Is Unfair

Free MarketsLabor and Wages

Blog02/20/2018
Market growth can naturally lead to greater inequality. But government interventions often add their own, more insidious brand of inequality.

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Yes, Tax Cuts Really Are The Reason for Your Raise

Labor and WagesTaxes and Spending

Blog02/12/2018
Firms are likely to raise wages once their expectations of future worker productivity increases.

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Stakeholders and Corporate Social Responsibility

02/08/2018Power & Market

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Wieser and the Austrians

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog02/05/2018
Wieser is an Austrian, but his version of Austrian economics is unique.

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Belichick the Economist?

02/03/2018Power & Market

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The Child Labor Amendment Debate of the 1920's

Financial MarketsLegal SystemU.S. History

01/29/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The failed attempt to pass an anti-child-labor amendment in the 1920s offers some fascinating insights into the Progressive ideology of the time.
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10_2_3_0.pdf

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