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The Unseen Costs of "Medicare for All"

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationHealthInterventionism

05/22/2019Audio/Video
Many of the worst costs that will come with "Medicare for All" won't be calculated in dollars. They'll come in the form of doctor shortages, long wait times, and less access to care.
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Tucker Carlson and AOC Are Wrong About Christianity and Usury

Free MarketsMoney and BanksInterventionism

05/22/2019Audio/Video
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks Christian theology supports her bill on excessive interest. Her position ignores the actual history of Christian views of usury.
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The Gateway Drug Myth

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

05/17/2019Audio/Video
The Time magazine article creating "the gateway drug" myth in the 1970s provided no citations for its claims, except ambiguous references to unnamed “experts.” The evidence remains elusive forty years later.
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How College Profs Push Students to Socialism

EducationU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWorld History

05/14/2019Audio/Video
The true aim of these “scholar activists,” as many academics have begun calling themselves, is to propagate socialism by redefining capitalism to encompass every evil of human history. Which means they're mostly attacking straw men.
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Brexit's Downsides Are Caused by Our Own Government

Global Economy

05/09/2019Audio/Video
Brexit and decentralization are good things, but the unfortuante truth is that harmful post-Brexit policies are equally likely to be imposed by the UK’s own government as by the European bureaucracy.
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A Nuclear War? Over Venezuela?

War and Foreign Policy

05/08/2019Audio/Video
How ironic that Pompeo and the rest of the neocons in the Trump Administration are ready to violate the US Constitution in order to attack Venezuela to "restore their constitution."
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Reaching the Next Generation

Strategy

05/08/2019Audio/Video
Help us distribute Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson to thousands of young people all across the country.
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Inflation: The Rumors of its Death are Greatly Exaggerated

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyInterventionism

05/06/2019Audio/Video
The real money-creating machines are commercial banks. Loan dollars become deposit dollars. Lots of lending means the money aggregates increase. Little lending means the opposite.
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Occupational Licensing — An Unnecessary Evil

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyInterventionism

05/06/2019Audio/Video
The number of jobs that require an occupational license now covers 30% of the US workforce, up from 5% in 1950.
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Sorry! I Can’t Relax About Socialism

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

05/03/2019Audio/Video
Socialism, democratic or otherwise, rides on the back of force and violence. When they drop the veil, its a government agent pointing a gun.
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