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The "Green New Deal" Debunked (Part 1 of 2)

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog01/08/2019

A “Green New Deal” makes no sense on economic grounds, either in spirit or in letter.

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Ending the War on the Non-Drug Known as Hemp

Blog01/08/2019

The US government once destroyed an entire industry because an anti-drug bureaucrat was too ignorant to understand the difference between hemp and marijuana.

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Young Murray Rothbard: An Autobiography

History of the Austrian School of Economics

01/07/2019Essays
An autobiographical essay from a young Murray Rothbard offers insight into how his formative years shaped his later work.
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We Don't Need Neoliberalism — We Already Have Liberalism

U.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog01/07/2019

Neoliberalism is a not a free-market or libertarian ideology. It's really just a throwback to the mercantilism of old, in which government-sponsored monopolies push their agendas on everyone else.

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Murray Rothbard RIP

Biographies

Blog01/07/2019

Today is the 24th anniversary of Murray Rothbard's death. Rothbard had a consistent vision of the good society throughout his long career.

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The Cure for Poverty

Poverty

01/05/2019Books
The very miracles brought about in our age by the capitalist system have given rise to expectations that keep running ahead even of the accelerating progress, and so have led to an incredibly shortsighted impatience that threatens to destroy the very system that has made the expectations possible.
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State Secrets and the National Security State

Blog01/05/2019

Julian Assange's “crime” was revealing the wrongdoing of the national-security establishment. In the minds of those who blindly support the US state, this is not to be allowed, even if the information is 100% true.

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