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Employment Is Not the Key to Economic Growth

Labor and WagesBusiness Cycles

Blog08/11/2017
Fixing unemployment without addressing the issue of real savings cannot increase the pace of economic growth.

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Entrepreneurial Discovery: Who Needs It?

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog08/08/2017
Is Israel Kirzner’s explanation of the market process correct and, if so, is it useful?

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Even Partial Drug Legalization Goes a Long Way in Protecting Property Rights

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog07/17/2017
The partial legalization of cannabis in Colorado has made it harder for police to justify many searches and seizures that were once routine.

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Europe's Unsustainable Welfare State

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog07/14/2017
The EU average tax burden on workers is 44.9%. The average worker in the EU spends half a year working for the tax man. This is not sustainable.

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Edward Stringham on Radically Rethinking Police

Legal SystemStrategyThe Police State

06/24/2017Audio/Video
Ed Stringham and Jeff Deist discuss why the US criminal justice system is broken, and how private security firms could create vastly better outcomes.

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Education: Free and Compulsory

Education

05/25/2017Audio/Video
In this radical and scholarly audiobook, Murray N. Rothbard identifies why our educational system is doomed to fail. Download it today!

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ESPN and the Bursting of the Sports Bubble

Media and CultureMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/23/2017
ESPN is losing 10,000 customers per day, and this means big trouble for all of the sports entities that depend upon the big payouts that ESPN provides.

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Entrepreneurship’s Split-Personality Problem

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog05/16/2017
Practice and theory are often seen as being distinct and in conflict with each other. But, hands-on entrepreneurs can learn a lot from economic theory.

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Economists Are Not Plumbers

Blog05/15/2017
The American Economic Review has published Esther Duflo's Richart T. Ely Lecture, "The Economist as Plumber".

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ESPN is a Reminder That on the Market, No One Is Too Big to Fail

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog04/27/2017
If ESPN wants to regain its dominance, it must return to what built it in the first place: giving consumers the sports content they want.

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