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Conflicting Government Data Shows the Importance of Sound Economic Theory

U.S. History

Blog10/11/2018

Even if we can observe amazing amounts of economic progress in the face of rising government intervention, in a relatively free economy, this can always be attributed to the resilience of the market system, and the power of human innovation and productivity.

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You Can't Legislate Physical Reality

Blog10/11/2018

Lawmakers once tried to legislate the value of Pi.

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Government Police Fail to Make Arrests In Nearly Half of Murder Cases

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/11/2018

Many urban police departments fail to make arrests in even half of the murder cases in their jurisdictions. Imagine if a private sector policing firm had a similar rate of failure.

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Trump's Trade War Threatens Walmart's Low Prices

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog10/10/2018

Thanks to Trump's tariffs, discount stores have to raise prices — thus increasing the cost of living for ordinary Americans.

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The Battle of Ball’s Bluff, Part 1: A Slight Demonstration

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

10/10/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton details all of the mistakes that were made leading up to The Battle of Ball’s Bluff, setting the stage for a Union catastrophe.
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Is Cultural Marxism America's New Mainline Ideology?

Blog10/10/2018

The aim is no longer the "dictatorship of the proletariat," because this project has failed. The new goal is "the dictatorship of the intellectuals."

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The Fed's Easy-Money Policies Aren't Helping Income Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/09/2018

The Fed's policies over the past decade have resulted in a rapidly widening wealth and income inequality.

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Congratulations!

Blog10/09/2018

Walter Block has reached an amazing milestone.

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