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Socialism and 'Social' Justice

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

09/19/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Hayek was forced to conclude that the term "social justice" was "entirely empty and meaningless” and is generally used to assert a claim without giving a reason for it.
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Bureaucracy and the Civil Service in the United States

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

09/14/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
One of the most important sociological laws is the "Iron Law of Oligarchy": every field of human endeavor, every kind of organization, will always be led by a relatively small elite.
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Social Scientists, Schooling, and the Acculturation of Immigrants in 19th Century America

EducationMonopoly and Competition

09/12/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Public schools have always been central to government's ability to propagandize in favor of a single, homogenized, national system of government.
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What Causes Moral Hazard?

Big GovernmentInterventionism

09/06/2018The Free Market
It is not co-ownership per se that causes moral hazards. They are caused by the uninvited and unwanted co-ownership that springs from interventionism.
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apr08_0.pdf

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The Progressive Era

U.S. History

09/01/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
More than twenty years after his death, Rothbard is proving that he still has much to teach us.
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The Lesson of Soviet Medicine

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

08/31/2018The Free Market
In 1918, the Soviet Union became the first country to promise universal “cradle-to-grave” healthcare coverage, to be accomplished through the complete socialization of medicine. The disastrous results speak for themselves.
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oct09_0.pdf

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Schumpeter's Review of Frank A. Fetter's Principles of Economics

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/17/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Schumpeter's review, now available in English, emphasizes that Fetter's Principles is more than merely a textbook, and highlights the close connection between Fetter’s theory and the economics of the Austrian school, especially his classification of entrepreneurial activity.
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The Problem with Idolizing "Efficiency"

Free MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

08/15/2018The Austrian
When economists idolize "efficiency" while ignoring property rights, they can justify pretty much anything.
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Interview with Murray Rothbard on Man, Economy, and State, Mises, and the Future of the Austrian School

History of the Austrian School of Economics

08/14/2018Austrian Economics Newsletter
"There is one good thing about Marx: he was not a Keynesian. I recently asked Yuri Maltsev, former Soviet economist, why is it that things seem to have fallen apart so rapidly in the Soviet Union in the last twenty years. He said in the last twenty years, the leaders of the Soviet Union have...
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