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How Economists Destroyed Pre-World War II Germany

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMonetary Theory

Blog05/22/2017
Monetary history proves that no nation can afford to treat economic theory with contempt.

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How Magical is the Keynesian Multiplier?

Money and BankingOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/18/2017
Real wealth comes from greater production and saving. More spending — especially when spurred by printing money — doesn't make us rich.

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How Government Regulations Made Healthcare So Expensive

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog05/09/2017
The US has paid a heavy price for denying potential competitors entry into the health-care marketplace.

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Hans-Hermann Hoppe: A World Without Theft

Free MarketsStrategyPrivate Property

05/05/2017Audio/Video
Hoppe explains why private property is a necessary component of self-ownership and the foundation of a free society.

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How Governments Outlaw Affordable Housing

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryPricesPrivate Property

Blog05/04/2017
In many places, rent growth means more housing is badly needed. Unfortunately, local governments are working hard to limit the supply of housing.

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How Liberty Defined Western Civilization

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/03/2017
The idea of liberty is and has always been peculiar to the West.

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How States Can End the Fed’s War on Fishing

The EnvironmentStrategyU.S. Economy

Blog05/02/2017
Whether it's fishing or the Fed, the answer isn’t trying win over Washington – it is fighting it.

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Herbert Spencer Explains the Difference Between Politics and Private Enterprise

BiographiesPolitical Theory

Blog04/26/2017
Spencer realized that it is "an absurdly utopian hope" that government agents will be less abusive than market actors.

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How Taxes Distort Business

Blog04/18/2017
Taxes not only fund wars and enrich unworthy rulers, but also create crippling distortions in every economy the world has ever known.

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How Government Meddles in Your Easter Chocolate

Big Government

Blog04/14/2017
Thanks to protectionism, consumers in the West pay higher prices for chocolate — and African workers get lower wages.

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