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New York: The Corona Crisis Shows the Benefits of Localism Yet Again

Decentralization and Secession

Blog06/02/2020

COVID-19 is not really a "national" issue. It has affected different areas in very different ways.

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Nozick Once Again

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog05/29/2020

If time preference is genetically built into humans, are they double discounting future goods? Does this mean people should stop trying to weigh time in their calculations?

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No, Hayek Didn't Support the Pinochet Regime

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

Blog05/15/2020

Hayek is guilty of pointing out what should be abundantly obvious: both democratic and authoritarian regimes can commit grave crimes against human rights.

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Negative Interest Rates: Rewarding Profligacy

Financial MarketsMonetary Policy

Why would an investor buy a bond that pays a negative interest rate? The answer lies in understanding how central banks manipulate the economy.

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Next in Coronavirus Tyranny: Forced Vaccinations and "Digital Certificates"

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog05/02/2020

Proponents of mandatory vaccines and enhanced surveillance are trying to blackmail the American people by arguing that the lockdown cannot end unless we create a healthcare surveillance state and make vaccination mandatory.

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New York vs. Texas: NY Has Nearly 50 Times More COVID-19 Deaths Per Capita

U.S. History

Blog04/28/2020

New York and New Jersey have produced more COVID-19 deaths than the rest of the country combined. So politicians have repeatedly claimed that the nation is "two weeks behind New York" to drum up support for extreme lockdown measures.

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