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Ryan McMaken on Privatized Approaches to Gun Violence

Legal SystemStrategy

02/23/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Ryan McMaken apply market incentives to school security.

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Stop Blaming Mexican Violence on American Guns

Legal SystemWorld History

Blog02/23/2018
It's a myth that most illegal guns in Mexico are from the United States. It's also hard to see how Mexican gun control has helped ordinary Mexicans.

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On Universities, Krugman, and the State of Austrian Economics

EducationU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

02/22/2018The Austrian
In his usual engaging way, Robert Murphy explains what's wrong with the economics profession — it might have something to do with Paul Krugman.

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How Markets Foster Human Cooperation

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Only human beings know how to overcome irreconcilable, nature-given conflicts: by embarking upon cooperation.

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Security Works at Disney — But Can't Work at a Public School?

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog02/19/2018
The fact that politicians get highly-attentive security guards — while school kids get a cut-rate version of security — is revealing.

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Michael Malice on North Korea's "Economy"

Big GovernmentGlobal Economy

02/16/2018Audio/Video
Michael Malice and Jeff Deist discuss the bizarre economics of life in a country with virtually no outside trade.

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For the Dreamers: No Deportation, No Citizenship

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog02/16/2018
The federal government could elect to leave migrants alone, while also not offering citizenship. In other words, it could do nothing at all.

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Shootings: Why Don't Schools Have Better Security?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog02/15/2018
High-quality security is apparently still not a priority for many parents whose demonstrated preferences show otherwise.

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Consumer Sovereignty Is a Problem For Government "Stimulus" Plans

The EntrepreneurInterventionism

Blog02/13/2018
Government stimulus plans can't take into account dynamic factors like entrepreneurial innovation and consumer preferences.

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Brexit Has Reached the Point of No Return

Decentralization and SecessionGlobal Economy

Blog02/10/2018
In the absence of waning UK power in Brussels, the EU is pushing even worse policies than before, making a UK return at this point very unwise.

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