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Professor Israel Kirzner Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

1 hour agoPower & Market

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Net Neutrality Is Dead — But Now Some States Want to Revive It

Blog4 hours ago

Democratic governors are implementing their own versions of net neutrality.

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War Comes to Virginia

U.S. History

6 hours agoAudio/Video
The war in Virginia begins with a few minor skirmishes following the Union occupation of Alexandria and Arlington.

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The Problem with Government Licensing Schemes

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog9 hours ago

Government licensing hurts employment, reduces competition — and thus quality — and serves to line the pockets of the established firms who benefit.

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The Fight for Liberty and the Beltway Barbarians



There is no reason why we can’t stress and spread our positive values at the same time that we battle against their enemies.

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The Cronyist Origins of Social Security

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History


The big-business-connected creators of Social Security sought to use the system to punish their competitors in the small-business sector. 

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What Should Politically Vanquished People Do?

06/19/2018Power & Market

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Who is Juan de Mariana?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Lucas Engelhardt explains the many contributions of an early precursor to not only the Austrian school but to the whole of economic thought.

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Deutsche Bank's Troubles Raise Worries About the Future of the Euro Zone

Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and Banking


Big banks like Deutsche Bank have the potential to take an entire economy hostage: When they get into trouble, they can drag everything down with them.

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Stop Using Suicides to Push for Bigger Government

HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. History


Recent media coverage suggests more government spending and more government control is the only "solution" to rising suicide rates in America.  

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