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Will Conservatives See the Light on Secession?

U.S. History

Blog33 min ago

Many on the left still cling to the idea that if they can only elect "the right people," everything will be fine. This is a doomed strategy.

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The Making of Modern Civilization: Savings, Investment, and Economic Calculation

Capital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

Blog04/17/2019

The fallacy that labor-saving machines create technological unemployment has not only been disproved by theory but also by the whole history of mankind.

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There's Nothing Wrong with Buying Local — Except When Government Tells You To

Blog04/17/2019

Government policies designed to encourage you — or force you — to "buy local" reduce our standard of living while encouraging class conflict.

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Getting Libertarianism Right

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Hoppe sees the fundamental difference between the worldviews of Left and Right: The Right accepts the reality of human differences but the Left does not.

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Why the New "GDP-B" Measure Doesn't Solve the Failures of GDP

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/16/2019

The thinking goes that MIT's new GDP-B measure allows the statistician to estimate a “consumer surplus.”

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Lara and Murphy Discuss IBC and the Business Owner

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

04/16/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Carlos Lara discuss the yield curve from an Austrian perspective.
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Notre Dame and What Was Lost

04/16/2019Power & Market

When we consider the spectacle of Notre Dame burning, we should ask ourselves whether the politics and economics of our age encourage or discourage building wealth for future generations.

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