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Do Public Unions Make Police More Dangerous?

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog23 min ago
Research is supporting the idea that police unions contribute to greater amounts of officer misconduct.

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Don't Tax Spanish Olives — And Don't Subsidize them Either

Cronyism and CorporatismTaxes and Spending

Complaints about unfair trade practices — when made by US and EU officials — have the whiff of hypocrisy about them.

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Dehomogenizing Austrian Economics: The Revival of Wieser

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog02/05/2018
The dehomogenization debate shows the diversity of views that Austrian economists, old and new, have on issues that lay at the heart of economic theory.

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Daniel McAdams on the Real Cost of "Defense"

War and Foreign Policy

02/02/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Daniel McAdams discuss the true costs of war.

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Deneen on Historical Change

Political Theory

Blog01/28/2018
Deneen contends that the ideas of foundational great thinkers molded modern political and social history. He fails to argue for this; he just "tell us."

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Does Bitcoin Use Too Much Electricity?

The EnvironmentFinancial Markets

Blog01/23/2018
An optimist says the glass is half full. A pessimist its half empty. And a Vox writer says if you drink 60 glasses in the next hour, it’ll kill you.

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Do Taxpayers Want to Pay For Those Shut Down Government Services?

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/20/2018Mises Daily Articles
In addition to kicking the can down the deficit road year after year, the federal government employs a variety of tools to mask the true cost of government.

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Democracy and Laissez Faire: the New York State Constitution of 1846

U.S. History

Blog01/18/2018
Beneficiaries of the welfare-warfare state's largesse would be horrified by a return to the spirit of the 1840s.

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Do We Have a Free-Market Medical System?

Cronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog01/18/2018
Many honest medical professionals are trapped in a system that can more accurately be described as a crony capitalist nightmare.

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Don't Force Google To Hire Conservatives

Labor and Wages

Blog01/18/2018
James Damore is wrong. The last thing we need is a another special group protected from "discrimination."

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