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New York State Bans Fantasy Football

Legal SystemMedia and CulturePrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog11/11/2015

New York State Attorney General says that fantasy football is just as bad for you as the State Lottery. The lottery is actually much worse!

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Spectre

Media and CultureThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/28/2015

James Bond is not a name that's typically mentioned in discussions of humble foreign policy or the importance of enforceable property rights.

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In Policy Debates, Can Economics Trump Ethics?

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

Blog10/08/2015

To support free markets is to invite criticism on virtually every policy issue. Whether it’s the minimum wage, gun control, or a hundred other topics, markets are constantly under attack, and the burden of proof always seems to fall on advocates of free choice to show that it’s...

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The Silent, Slow, Stubborn Revolution

Media and CultureWorld History

The most effective revolutions are in fact silent, slow, stubborn, and most importantly, peaceful.

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The Weariness of Paul Krugman

Media and Culture

Blog09/03/2015

Paul Krugman is world-weary. He's tired of being correct, tired of others being incorrect, and tired of the media for failing to make all of this known. He's especially tired of...

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog07/28/2015

Valiant Hearts is the rare game that combines engaging gameplay with a compelling narrative and a strongly anti-war message.

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Homer Economicus Hits the Bigtime

Media and CultureInterventionism

Blog05/13/2015

Homer Economicus is the subject of a question on the TV show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"

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Money Emergence in Video Game Worlds

Media and CultureMoney and Banks

Blog03/25/2015

One great thing about innovation in gaming is that the more complex and realistic games get, the more they begin to mirror real-world economic principles.

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Mormont Shrugged; or, Lessons from the Game of Thrones

Legal SystemMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog02/16/2015

Readers of this blog may remember previous posts about George R.R. Martin’s fantasy epic A Song of Ice and Fire and its TV adaptation, Game of Thrones. Carmen Dorobăţ and I have recently collected our writing into a forthcoming book chapter, available for free.

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