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In the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Civil Society and Voluntary Action Saved Lives

10/16/2018Power & Market

Hurricane Michael brought destruction that the Florida panhandle has never seen before, but it failed to break the community it impacted. 

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James Comey and the Unending Bush Torture Scandal

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog10/13/2018

The vast regime of torture created by the Bush administration after the 9/11 attacks continues to haunt America.

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What Insurance Companies’ Response to Hurricane Florence Can Teach Us About the Business Cycle

Blog10/03/2018

The temporary surge in hurricane-related economic activity can in some ways help us understand the effects of the equally-temporary surge in activity related to an economic boom.

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The Supreme Court: Why the Stakes Are So High

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog09/26/2018

The Court’s betrayal of its constitutional role has vastly increased the stakes for the current and any future Justice nomination.

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Review: How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us

Education

09/25/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Many economists “essentially have no justification, or defensible reason, for what they are doing” and resent being asked to provide one.
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Politicians Make the Promises —You and Your Children Pay for Them

Taxes and Spending

Blog09/21/2018

Between taxation, inflation, and the government's insatiable appetite for more spending, its increasingly difficult to avoid financial ruin.

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