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Drug Companies Want to Use the State to Shut Down the Competition

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog46 min ago

Some special interest groups don't want customers to even have the option of buying other products.

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Is China and the Yuan the Future of Venezuela?

Global EconomySocialismInterventionism

Blog5 hours ago

The realities of modern Venezuela, combined with the global ambitions of China, could make a deal between the two countries a logical outcome. 

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Who is Carl Menger?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/22/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist discusses the major contributions of Carl Menger (1840–1921), founder of the Austrian school of economics.

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Anderson, Hazlitt, and the Quantity Theory of Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

05/22/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It was Benjamin Anderson who injected in Hazlitt a radical distaste of inflationary policies and paper money.
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The Racist History of Gun Control

Big GovernmentLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/22/2018

The first attempts at gun control were aimed at disarming minorities. This has continued throughout American history.

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Ryan McMaken on The Ingraham Angle

05/22/2018Power & Market

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How the Feds Use Transportation Funds to Spy on You

Big GovernmentThe Police State

Blog05/22/2018

The federal government relies on state and local officials to run its ever-growing surveillance state. This could also be its Achilles heel.

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An Anti-Inflation Program

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog05/21/2018

It is instructive to consider what a sensible anti-inflationary legislative program would be like if we could get it.

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Problems With the Market Monetarist Approach to "Explaining" the Economy

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/21/2018

Scott Sumner's Market Monetarist framework is seductively simple, but relies on a definitional trick.

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Trump's Big Defense-Spending Plans Aren't Enough for this Beltway Think Tank

War and Foreign Policy

Blog05/21/2018

Military spending in 2018 will be one of the biggest years for defense spending ever. 

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