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Bryan Caplan Critiques Jeff Deist on Decentralization

Decentralization and Secession

Blog07/14/2018

Yes, democracies give leaders strong incentives to adopt popular policies. But if you study public opinion, you’ll discover that neither libertarian nor wealth-creating policies are very popular.

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Balanced Budget Amendments Are Useless: Limit Taxes, Debt, and Spending Instead

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog06/18/2018

The Colorado constitution mandates voter approval of tax increases, and controls spending growth. If only we had something similar for the feds.

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Big Tech's Numbers Game Hides Many Sins

Financial MarketsMedia and CultureMoney and Banking

Blog06/13/2018

The art of financial engineering – camouflaging a rise in leverage to boost present and future earnings – is in high demand.

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Breaking the Educational Cartel

Education

Blog06/06/2018

Religious institutions are in an excellent position to undermine the state's educational institutions. Unfortunately, they're not interested. 

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Böhm-Bawerk vs. the Neoclassical School

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/23/2018

A debate between Böhm-Bawerk and John Bates Clark helps explain the foundational differences between Austrians and neoclassical monetarists. 

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Bernie’s (Latest) Boondoggle

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog05/08/2018

If Sanders's job-guarantee program were adopted, the only silver lining to the dark cloud is that it would provide additional evidence that government programs don’t work.

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Baby Alfie, the Latest Victim of Omnipotent Government

Big GovernmentHealthLegal System

Blog04/30/2018

 Ever since Plato, supporters of big government have sought to put government in charge of the lives of children

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Bring Back Interest Rates!

04/17/2018Power & Market

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Being Right Isn't Enough

Education

Blog03/20/2018

The only real cure for too much debt is an orderly process of liquidation. No bailouts. No subsidies. No taxpayer involvement.

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Bastiat the Great

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

02/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
We could use more Bastiats today, writes Henry Hazlitt. We are, in fact, in desperate need of them.

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