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Judge Andrew Napolitano: How the Courts Killed Natural Law

Legal SystemStrategyU.S. History

08/03/2018Audio/Video
Judge Andrew Napolitiano gives a rousing talk at Mises University on the Declaration's natural law tradition.
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No, We Haven’t Drained the Earth’s Resources

The Environment

Blog08/01/2018

Thanks to markets, living standards continue to go up globally, although many predicted that the earth was going to run out of resources decades ago. 

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Who Is Henry Hazlitt?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/24/2018Audio/Video
Jonathan Newman discusses the contributions of Henry Hazlitt (1894–1993), the brilliant popularizer of sound economics.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Was Predictable

Blog07/21/2018
What is most troubling about Ocasio’s meteoric rise to political fame is her complete disregard for basic economics.
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On Connecting the Dots: The Case of the Missing Historian

StrategyU.S. History

Blog06/30/2018

History is an easy subject to teach if you are intellectually lazy. It is the most challenging subject if you care about understanding causes and effects.

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Marx's View of the Division of Labor

Labor and WagesPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog06/25/2018

The division of labor is what made the West rich and has kept it rich. It's telling that Marx planned to abolish the division of labor altogether.

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A "Universal Basic Income" Costs More Than You Think

Taxes and Spending

Blog06/21/2018

Basic-income schemes siphon off resources from employers who could have used them to increase worker productivity — and worker incomes. 

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