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From Direct Democracy to Centralization: the Swiss Health Care Experiment

Blog12/13/2017
The Swiss health care system is slowly becoming more centralized and state-controlled.

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Fine Art's Resurgence Offers a Refuge for Investors

Financial MarketsPrices

A search for a refuge from modern fiat currencies has led many investors to the perceived safety of art by the Old Masters.

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Freedom for Television and Radio

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog11/20/2017
When the government essentially owns the airways, it also decides how those resources may be used.

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Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok

Legal System

Blog11/13/2017
The law has become the plaything of federal prosecutors who advance their careers by convicting others.

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From Monetary Nationalism to Monetary Imperialism

Money and Banking

11/01/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Hayek’s crucial insight that a fundamental banking reform is a prerequisite for monetary reform aiming at international stability is timely today.

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From the Reformation to Austrian Economics

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/28/2017
The implications of the Reformation are more than ecclesiastical or theological. They include shifts in economic thought as well.

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From Ron Paul to Murray Rothbard: My Road to the Mises Institute

Blog10/21/2017
What seemed back in 2012 to be a distraction from my academic research has turned out to be an integral part of it.

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Foreign Capital Investment: The Antidote to Global Inequality

History of the Austrian School of Economics

10/03/2017Mises Daily Articles
Foreign investment and free trade are the keys to rapidly increasing a government's wealth. Unfortunately, most governments demonize both of these.

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For a New Libertarian

Blog07/28/2017
We don't need a new twist on libertarianism to "modernize it." But, we do need a new breed of libertarians who recognize the practical realities of human nature.

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Foreign Investment Is Not a Problem for the Domestic Economy

Blog07/27/2017
We don't have to worry about paying for foreign capital any more than we must worry about paying for foreign oil. Both trades benefit the domestic economy.

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