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How Anti-Trust Policy Hurts the Little Guy

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/07/2019

Government anti-trust policy often results in destroying cost-saving measures adopted by larger firms, thus driving up prices for ordinary consumers.

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How to Know if Government Is Too Big

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog09/07/2019

If governments do anything more than protect property rights, then they're too big.

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Hazlitt in One Lesson with Walter Block

Austrian Economics OverviewInterventionism

09/06/2019Audio/Video
Professor Walter Block joins Jeff Deist for a fantastic in-depth discussion of Henry Hazlitt and his work.
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How GDP Measures Help Create the Illusion that Money Pumping Grows the Economy

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/02/2019

Real GDP does not measure the real strength of an economy, but reflects monetary turnover. Thus, the more money is pumped, the stronger the economy appears to be.

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Happy Birthday Hans!

09/02/2019Power & Market

Today is the birthday of Hans Hoppe, an outstanding libertarian theorist.

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How Slave Owners Pushed Marxist "Wage Slavery" and Exploitation Theories

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog08/30/2019

Defenders of slavery so vehemently opposed free labor, they claimed the "wage slavery" system was even worse than slave labor. The idea being that slavery is morally superior to wage labor.

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Hayek Was Right, Keynes Was Not An Economist

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog08/29/2019

The General Theory is not a book explaining economics to his followers at all, but a propaganda tool to lead them to his vision of a non-Marxist socialist nirvana.

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