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Liberty Defined

Political Theory

4 hours agoMises Wire
Liberty means to exercise human rights in any manner a person chooses so long as it does not interfere with the exercise of the rights of others.
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War Abroad, War at Home

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog4 hours ago

Why do seemingly endless military conflicts persist, despite lacking any constituency beyond the DC beltway?

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The Philanthropic Ogre

Protectionism and Free Trade

Octavio Paz, defined government as "the philanthropic ogre," a creature that seemingly wishes to help the unfortunate, but at the same time devours more and more of the nation’s prosperity.

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Who Is Frank Fetter?

History of the Austrian School of Economics

9 hours agoAudio/Video
Jeffrey Herbener discusses the significant contributions of Frank Fetter on the implications of the marginalist revolution
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The Swedish Welfare State Leads to Poor Immigrant Assimilation

Labor and Wages

Blog08/20/2018

The welfare state has impaired immigrants' success in integrating into and contributing to the Swedish economy.

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Our Republic's First Economist

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog08/18/2018

With printing of the Continental notes in 1775, Webster feared people would think you could finance the Revolutionary War by printing paper money. We should have listened!

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Abolish Campaign Contribution Limits

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog08/18/2018

Why shouldn’t the rights of economic liberty and private property extend to donating to people who are running for political office?

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Sorry, "Medicare for All" Won't Save the Taxpayers Money

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog08/18/2018

Lowering quality and destroying health care choices might reduce some "administrative costs," but the real cost to the public of a government healthcare system is much higher than is admitted.

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