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When Democratic Compromise Fails: Kosher Slaughter Outlawed in Belgium

01/04/2019Power & Market

Democracy offers no solution to the problem of reconciling two value systems that are in conflict. The only real solution is decentralization and secession.

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54. How to Jump Ship and Practice Medicine on Your Own Terms, with Dr. Kathleen Brown

Health

01/04/2019Audio/Video
Is it possible to operate a medical practice outside of the mainstream "insurance-contracted" healthcare system?
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Microtransactions and Loot Boxes: Can the Video Game Industry Regulate Itself?

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture

Blog01/04/2019

One thing is certain: if the game industry can't placate consumers and regulators, it won't remain independent for long.

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Rothbard Was Right

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

If you want to know what Rothbard’s vision applied to contemporary America would be like in practice, you should look to Ron Paul. Dr. Paul’s career in Congress, marked by his opposition to war and the Fed, is the best example of the anti-elitist free market values that Murray supported.

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The Morality of Fiat Money

Free MarketsSocialism

01/03/2019Books
It is commonly overlooked that the decline of the family as an institution is caused in part by fiat inflation. Perennial inflation slowly but assuredly destroys the family, thus suffocating the earthly flame of morals.
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Government Shutdown Shows Why We Need to Decentralize National Parks

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/03/2019

We're supposed to think it's perfectly normal that Washington DC bureaucrats decide whether or not you can use an outhouse toilet 2,500 miles from DC. Because it's in a "national" park.

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Why Epistemology Is Important (in Economics and Everything Else)

Blog01/03/2019

How is it that we adopt the latest fad, without any pause as to why we now unwaveringly refute what we once claimed true?

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