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MacLean's Book Takes Progressive Conspiracy Theories to a New Level

Media and Culture

Blog08/04/2017
MacLean's hit piece on "radical" libertarians uses the usual tactics: spinning complex conspiracy theories to "prove" the racism of political enemies.

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Government Workers Don't Magically Become Altruists

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog07/28/2017
Why should one assume that those in control of the state would act in a way more in accord with justice than would actors on the private market?

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A Mixed Hero: A Libertarian Reassessment of Elon Musk

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog07/23/2017
The fact that the state hands out money to entrepreneurs like Elon Musk is a problem that is best solved by focusing our ire not on people like Musk — but on the state itself.

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An Interview with Bettina Bien Greaves

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog07/21/2017
In celebration of her 100th birthday, an interview with Bettina Bien Greaves.

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Don't MacLean on Me

Blog07/18/2017
Here are a few additional mistakes in Nancy MacLean's Democracy in Chains

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What's Driving Global Populism?

World HistoryPolitical Theory

07/12/2017The Austrian
Judis’s mistakes about economics lead him to miss key aspects of the populist movement that culminated in Trump.

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MacLean on James Buchanan: Fake History for an Age of Fake News

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog07/10/2017
Nancy MacLean's history of a right-wing conspiracy inspired by economist James Buchanan relies on poorly reported and poorly interpreted history.

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Where Ignorance Is Bliss

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog06/29/2017
Friedman: "I think that the crucial question that anybody who believes in freedom has to ask himself is whether to let another man be free to sin."

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Let’s Fully Deregulate the Airline Industry

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog06/13/2017
US airlines and their workers are motivated to get the government to protect them as a special interest group at a cost to consumers as a whole.

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David Gordon on Libertarian Philosophy

EducationStrategyAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

06/09/2017Audio/Video
David Gordon and Jeff Deist discuss some important philosophers that libertarians need to know.

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