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Privatize the Public Monuments

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog7 hours ago
Public monuments serve the same public propaganda function as public schools. The solution in both cases is the same.

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Private Property and Higher Ed

EducationPrivate Property

Blog07/17/2017
In a free society there are no free-speech rights, only property rights. Colleges don't have "free-speech" zones and words don't constitute violence.

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Peace Is Popular

War and Foreign Policy

06/29/2017The Austrian
Why do seemingly endless wars remain such a stubborn feature of the American presidency, with the shameful complicity of Congress?

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Privatize the New York City Subway System

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog06/19/2017
“Evidence of government failure” calls for a return to privatization to “reduce costs, improve service quality, and accelerate technological change.”

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Peter Klein on How Not to Reform the Fed

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyMonetary Theory

06/16/2017Audio/Video
Peter Klein and Jeff Deist discuss the effectiveness of constraints on the Fed.

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Patrick Newman: Rothbard vs. The Progressive Era

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

05/26/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Patrick Newman discuss Murray Rothbard's unique analysis of a critical time in US history.

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Public-Sector Unions Keep the Gravy Train Flowing to Fire Departments

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog05/15/2017
Fire departments rarely fight fires anymore, but you wouldn't know it the way department salaries are soaring.

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President Trump: Cancel Your Saudi Trip, Play More Golf

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog05/08/2017
Many pundits complain that Trump spends too much time golfing. I'd rather he spend more time golfing and less time making deals with dictators.

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Per Bylund: Who Built That?

The Entrepreneur

03/24/2017Audio/Video
Per Bylund discusses why the role of the entrepreneur is almost completely disregarded by most economists.

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Patrick Byrne: Liberty vs. Submission

StrategyPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

03/03/2017Audio/Video
Patrick Byrne discusses the historical origins of liberty and explains the greatest threats to it today.

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