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Property Rights Will be Essential in a World of Gene-Edited Humans

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog3 hours ago

A respect for property rights will become all the more important in the age of "designer babies" and "gene editing."

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51. The Expert vs. the Algorithm: Gary Klein on Decision-Making in Healthcare

Health

12/18/2018Audio/Video
Doctors are increasingly asked to follow decision rules, guidelines, and “evidence-based” algorithms. Is that the right approach to take care of patients? Are cognitive errors over-emphasized in healthcare?
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100 Percent Reserve Banking and the Path to a Single-Country Gold Standard

Gold StandardInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/18/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A look at the detrimental consequences of fractional reserve banking and outline its abolition before a viable gold standard can be established.
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50. Thieves of Virtue: How Bioethics Stole Medicine

Health

12/13/2018Audio/Video
Are bioethicists too complacent about their grasp of economics? A fascinating discussion with Dr. Tom Koch.
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49. Why Are We Insuring Primary Care? Lee Gross on the DPC Movement

Health

12/09/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Lee Gross is a pioneer in the most hopeful trend in health care today: the Direct Primary Care movement.
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48. Many Statisticians, Many Answers: The Methodological Factor in the Replication Crisis

Health

12/05/2018Audio/Video
Can scientists step into the same data pool and obtain the same research results twice?
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Won't Be the One to Finally Make Socialism Work

Blog11/22/2018

Trying to explain economics to progressives is like trying to explain to a flat-earther how a satellite orbits the planet.

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Venezuela Has Hyperinflation. Now What?

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/15/2018

The future of Venezuela is grim. International reserves will be depleted, monetary expansion will not pay the deficit, and inflation will continue.

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