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Mark Thornton Joins Glenn Beck to Talk Skyscraper Curse

01/10/2019Power & Market

Dr. Mark Thornton joined Glenn Beck for an interview on how Austrian economists have predicted every major crisis of the last century. 

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Money: How Its Past Predicts Its Future

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/09/2019

Hayek was right when he said if we want to maintain a free society, we have to take the money monopoly away from the government. 

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Murray Rothbard RIP

Biographies

Blog01/07/2019

Today is the 24th anniversary of Murray Rothbard's death. Rothbard had a consistent vision of the good society throughout his long career.

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Microtransactions and Loot Boxes: Can the Video Game Industry Regulate Itself?

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture

Blog01/04/2019

One thing is certain: if the game industry can't placate consumers and regulators, it won't remain independent for long.

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Money-Supply Growth Falls to 9-Month Low as Mortgage Rates Rise

Money Supply

Blog12/20/2018

In November, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 3.48 percent. That was down from October's growth rate of 3.7 percent, but was up from November 2017's rate of 2.6 percent.

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Momentum in Congress is Building to Decriminalize Marijuana, but Bipartisan Leadership Stands in the Way

12/20/2018Power & Market

Why is Congress not being allowed to have votes on rolling back or ending the US war on marijuana? The reason is leadership.

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Medicare for All: Administrative Costs Are Much Higher than You Think

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog12/04/2018

Those pushing Medicare for All rely on the presumption that it will generate huge administrative efficiencies. But they greatly underestimate the program's real administrative cost.

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Mises on Fascism, Democracy, and Other Questions

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/30/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
No one could have admired and respected Ludwig von Mises more than did Murray Rothbard, who dedicated his magnum opus in economic theory, Man, Economy, and State , to his great mentor. Yet Rothbard did not shy away from criticizing Mises when he believed such criticism to be called for.
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