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NRA-Republican Backed Bill Makes it Easier for Feds to Disarm Citizens

Big Government

Blog12/08/2017
The NRA and their GOP supporters in the House have sided with the power of the Federal government over the second amendment rights of Americans.

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Bitcoin Loses Steam as Steam Loses Bitcoin

12/08/2017Power & Market

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How to Build a Better Government: Smaller, Consensual, and Decentralized

Decentralization and Secession

Blog12/08/2017
Tom W. Bell has written a well-sourced paean to consent, choice, and competitive governance.

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Are Economic Crises Inherent to Market Economies?

Business Cycles

Blog12/07/2017
Certain agreement exists between Austrians and Marxists on the cause of financial crisis and recession.

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Fine Art's Resurgence Offers a Refuge for Investors

Financial MarketsPrices

A search for a refuge from modern fiat currencies has led many investors to the perceived safety of art by the Old Masters.

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The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog12/07/2017
If the US Constitution had never been anything more than a military alliance, it might have done some good.

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Ideas on Postwar Economic Policy

Protectionism and Free TradeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog12/07/2017
Mises Institute-Peru presents this English-language version of an article written by Ludwig von Mises that, until now, was only available in Spanish.

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America's First Civil War

U.S. History

12/06/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which compounded the growing tensions over the slavery question.

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John Prince Smith and the German Free-Trade Movement

12/06/2017Books
John Prince Smith was the creator of the German free trade movement and its leader from the 1840s until his death in 1874.

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Why the Deep State Is at War With Trump

Big Government

Blog12/06/2017
To wit, the Deep State has turned its own crimes during and after the 2016 election into nothing less than a coup d'etat against American democracy.

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