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The Opponents of Public Education: New York State, 1870-1880

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

05/18/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Significant opposition surrounded the development of state supported public secondary and higher education in New York State throughout the latter nineteenth century.
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The Fed As an Instrument for Disaster

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog05/03/2018

So, today, we stand near — how near we don’t yet know — the edge of a dangerous financial precipice.

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Baby Alfie, the Latest Victim of Omnipotent Government

Big GovernmentHealthLegal System

Blog04/30/2018

 Ever since Plato, supporters of big government have sought to put government in charge of the lives of children

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How High Is The Risk of a Currency Crisis?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/21/2018

 The monetary policy that governments and central banks are calling for is quite apparent: “Keep it going, whatever it takes.”

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Trump’s Disastrous Syria Attack

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/16/2018

There are many questions that need to be asked about the situation in Syria. But the Trump administration has no interest in asking them. 

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Governments Have Been Corrupt Since Before Christ

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismWorld History

Blog04/11/2018

How prevalent has political corruption been over recorded history—and how did it originate? 

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The Humanitarian with the Guillotine

03/23/2018Mises Daily Articles
"The slaughter committed by barbarians would not add up to one-tenth the horrors perpetrated by rulers with good intentions."

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Jeff Deist: Are Millennials Abandoning Liberty?

Media and CultureStrategy

03/17/2018Audio/Video
After watching students across the nation march this week against gun rights, are we seeing young Americans abandoning liberty?

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The Best Way to Compete with China Is to Free the Economy

Global Economy

Blog03/12/2018

There is no danger of China truly freeing its economy and thus really rivaling America's more market-based system. 

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