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Jim Bovard on Our Slavish Devotion to Politics

Media and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory

12/15/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Jim Bovard discuss what's wrong with our body politic.

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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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Just in Time for the Holidays, Reckless States Are Coming for Your Online Purchases

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/24/2017
Most states that clamor for taxing online purchases are characterized by their already byzantine tax systems and unsustainable spending programs.

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Jeff Deist on Why Smaller is Better

Strategy

11/03/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist on why smaller government units are better, and how the Swiss principle of subsidiarity could help ease the nasty cultural and political divides facing America.

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Jean-Baptiste Colbert and Louis XIV

BiographiesWorld HistoryInterventionismMonetary Theory

11/02/2017Mises Daily Articles
Colbert: "The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least amount of hissing."

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Joe Salerno on Rothbard as the Heir to Mises

BiographiesStrategyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

10/13/2017Audio/Video
Dr. Joseph Salerno makes the case for Murray Rothbard as the preeminent modern Austrian economist.

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Just Say No: Reagan Militarizes the War on Drugs

Media and CultureThe Police StateU.S. History

10/11/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton explains several of the consequences of the Reagan Administration's War on Drugs.

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Johnny Appleseed: Land Speculator, Alcohol Dealer, Capitalist

The EntrepreneurU.S. History

Blog09/17/2017
Johnny Appleseed is a man truly deserving to be considered an American hero, but he should also be remembered as a hero of American capitalism.

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Jacob Lindsey: NFL Hopeful from Harvard on Why He Loves Austrian Economics

Media and CultureStrategy

09/15/2017Audio/Video
Jake Lindsey joins Jeff Deist for a candid interview about Jake's two passions: football and Austrian economics.

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Janet Reno, American Saint

U.S. History

Blog09/14/2017
Reno’s record of deceit, brutality, and power grabs should not be forgotten by any American who cares about freedom.

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