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End the Drug War for These Very Practical Reasons

HealthLegal System

Blog39 min ago
Drug addiction is indeed a serious problem. But the war on drugs does not lessen this problem, nor does it address the core issues leading to addiction.

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Mark Thornton: Is the Bust Here?

Booms and BustsThe FedU.S. Economy

02/09/2018Audio/Video
With stock markets in turmoil earlier this week, Mark Thornton and Jeff Deist discuss booms and busts.

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The Great Depression Tax Revolts Revisited

Booms and BustsU.S. HistoryBusiness Cycles

01/08/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Beito did a great service for the scholarship of liberty and American history with his rediscovery of the Great Depression-era tax resistance movement.
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The Fed's Confidence Game

The Fed

01/06/2018The Austrian
Does the Fed have a plan, or is it just hoping to weather the next crisis?

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Sessions to Renew War on Cannabis

01/04/2018Power & Market

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What Real Tax Reform Looks Like

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/15/2017
Real tax reform means reducing taxes and government spending. It does mean tax cuts in some places, and tax increases in others.

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In Europe, Exploited Regional Populations Are Growing Restless

Booms and BustsWorld History

Blog12/05/2017
Since 2008, we’ve been living in lean times, and the longer people go on without a true recovery, the more resentful they’re going to be.

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The Bolshevik Great Experiment: 100 Years Later

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/01/2017
So as we come to this particular grim centennial, we do well to examine the causes and repercussions of the Bolshevik Revolution.

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From the Reformation to Austrian Economics

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/28/2017
The implications of the Reformation are more than ecclesiastical or theological. They include shifts in economic thought as well.

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Big Pharma Makes Drugs that Please Regulators, Not Customers

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog10/27/2017
In a free market, consumers hold the power to punish producers for pushing dangerous products. But today, the FDA has short-circuited that market.

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