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Can Libertarians Have Communal Property?

Political Theory

Blog17 hours ago
A society that is totally privatized can include community-owned property and common amenities. All that is necessary is that everything is voluntary.

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The Death Cult of Collectivism

Political Theory

Blog21 hours ago
All collectivist doctrines are harbingers of irreconcilable hatred and war to the death.

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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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Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

Political Theory

Blog05/18/2017
Venezuela represents one of the left's greatest victories against so-called neoliberalism. Oddly, they don't seem to be bragging about it.

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US Household Debt Rises to All-Time Highs

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

05/17/2017FedWatch
Spurred by 9 years of easy money, US household debt is back to peak levels not seen since 2008.

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4 Problems With Jeff Sessions's New "Tough on Crime" Stance

Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

Blog05/16/2017
Violent crime is already illegal in all 50 states under state laws. The last thing we need is a new wave of federal prosecutions of non-violent people.

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The World's Central Banks Are Frozen with Fear

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

05/16/2017FedWatch
A look at the world's largest central banks suggests there's no appetite for anything that resembles quantitative tightening.

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Brexit Has Put EU Politicians in Panic Mode

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/15/2017
The UK is in a much better negotiating position than the EU, and the EU knows it.

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Public-Sector Unions Keep the Gravy Train Flowing to Fire Departments

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog05/15/2017
Fire departments rarely fight fires anymore, but you wouldn't know it the way department salaries are soaring.

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Bob Murphy: Where Monetarism Goes Wrong

The FedU.S. EconomyMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

05/12/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Bob Murphy discuss monetarism, and the differences between the Austrian and Chicago schools.

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