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John Oliver is Wrong About Venezuela — It's a Socialist Country

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog05/30/2018

It takes a lot of verbal acrobatics to conclude that Venezuela's woes are not due to it's extensive implementation of the socialist program. 

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This is What Privilege Looks Like

05/30/2018Power & Market

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Central Banks Haven't Always Been Quite as Bad as They Are Now

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Restrained by both ideology and public sentiment, central banks were once kept from the sort of antics they now regularly indulge in.

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Italy, "Safe Bonds," and Europe’s Populist Fantasyland

Blog05/29/2018

The bummer about the euroskeptics in Italy is that their primary interest is making Italy's bloated public sector ever bigger. 

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Labor and Capitalist Exploitation: Böhm-Bawerk and the Close of Marx’s System

Political Theory

Marx was wrong about the basics of value and exchange — and thus was wrong about the relationship between owners and laborers.

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Who is Wilhelm Röpke?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/29/2018Audio/Video
Shawn Ritenour introduces German economist Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966).

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The Marketplace — America's Other Democracy

Blog05/29/2018

 What if there was another form of democracy right under our noses that allowed voting 24 hours a day, seven days a week?

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How the Saudis Took Donald Trump for a Ride

Donald Trump's crusade against Iran is being helped along by his love affair with the Saudi Regime — and its army of lobbyists.

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Was the American Civil War a "Civil War"?

Blog05/28/2018

A war for independence and a civil war can be two very different things. 

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