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Literatura, cultura y economía

BiographiesEducationMedia and Culture

07/30/2019The Austrian
La enseñanza de la literatura ha cambiado ahora que las humanidades se han convertido en una especie de lo que se conoce como estudios de quejas, preocupados por si un determinado autor es sexista o racista o clasista. Este es un cambio cultural en la educación, y no para mejor.
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Literature, Culture, and Economics

BiographiesEducationMedia and Culture

07/30/2019The Austrian
Teaching literature has changed now that the humanities have become a species of what is known as grievance studies, concerned with whether a given author is sexist or racist or classist. This is a cultural shift in education, and not for the better.
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The Economic Basis of Culture

Media and Culture

11/15/2018Audio/Video
"Sure, maybe capitalism produces more goods more affordably," the Marxists say, "but it corrupts our souls." In this 90-minute lecture, English professor Paul Cantor discusses how culture has become the "last frontier" of Marxism.
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Beavis and Butt-Head Take Over Silicon Valley

Media and Culture

10/22/2015The Austrian
Mike Judge's Silicon Valley , takes a look at the entrepreneurs and capitalists of the high-tech world where oddball inventors learn the hard lessons of Economics 101. It turns out there's a lot more to making money than just being smart.
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Soft Tyranny in Albuquerque: The Politics of Better Call Saul!

Media and CultureThe Police State

06/23/2015The Austrian
Better Call Saul , a spinoff of mega-hit Breaking Bad , explores the many ways that government spies on us to control and ruin our lives. In response, many turn to making a living through less-than-honest means because so few options are left to them.
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The Economics of Apocalypse: A Tale of Two C.D.C.’s

HealthMedia and CultureInterventionism

10/09/2013Mises Daily Articles
One reason the television series is so much more compelling is that it champions the cause of human freedom and self-reliance.
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The Walking Dead and a Refuge from the Modern State

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

09/26/2013Mises Daily Articles
The Walking Dead suggests that government does not offer solutions to catastrophic problems but in fact only exacerbate them.
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Zombie Apocalypse in a ‘DC’ Comic

HealthMedia and CultureInterventionism

09/20/2013Mises Daily Articles
Zombie narratives are one of the trends toward global or cosmic catastrophes that show government as the salvation and redeemer.
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