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Italy, "Safe Bonds," and Europe’s Populist Fantasyland

Blog05/29/2018

The bummer about the euroskeptics in Italy is that their primary interest is making Italy's bloated public sector ever bigger. 

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Labor and Capitalist Exploitation: Böhm-Bawerk and the Close of Marx’s System

Political Theory

Marx was wrong about the basics of value and exchange — and thus was wrong about the relationship between owners and laborers.

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Who is Wilhelm Röpke?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/29/2018Audio/Video
Shawn Ritenour introduces German economist Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966).

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The Marketplace — America's Other Democracy

Blog05/29/2018

 What if there was another form of democracy right under our noses that allowed voting 24 hours a day, seven days a week?

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How the Saudis Took Donald Trump for a Ride

Donald Trump's crusade against Iran is being helped along by his love affair with the Saudi Regime — and its army of lobbyists.

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Was the American Civil War a "Civil War"?

Blog05/28/2018

A war for independence and a civil war can be two very different things. 

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It's Been 20 Years Since France Minted that First Euro Coin

Global Economy

Blog05/28/2018

In the post-recession world, the ECB has fired multiple rounds in its arsenal of Keynesian weapons. But now it's out of ammo.

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The Liberation of Women

PovertyU.S. History

Blog05/26/2018

The tremendous advances, which have made it possible for women to achieve recognition as persons are undoubtedly due in large part to capitalistic contributions.

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It’s Time to Focus on the "School" in "School Shooting"

Blog05/26/2018

With a near monopoly of school shootings, public schools nevertheless continue to escape any scrutiny.

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