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Billionaires Already Gave Their "Fair Share"

Taxes and Spending

Blog02/13/2019

Usually, in the marketplace, the billionaire gets his billions when he provides a service that enormous numbers of people are willing to voluntarily pay money for.

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The Emergence of Grant, Part 2: Fort Henry

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

02/13/2019Audio/Video
Chris Calton recounts a victory that would give the Union access to the Confederate heartland—the capture of Fort Henry.
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Ending Racism Won't End Police Corruption

Blog02/13/2019

Abuse of power by police won't magically disappear if racism does. There are still plenty of reasons for police to abuse power, and few reasons for the public to believe that police will be held accountable.

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What Mises Could Teach Today's Nationalists

SocialismPolitical Theory

02/12/2019The Austrian
Dr. Gordon analyzes Yoram Hazony's new book The Virtue of Nationalism , in which Dr. Gordon examines Hazony's flawed but useful critique of political universalism.
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Powell Claims No "Elevated" Risk for US Recession, NY Fed Models Disagree

02/12/2019Power & Market

When asked about future risk, Powell said he did not “feel that the probability of recession is at all elevated.”

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The Problem with Big Tech

Blog02/12/2019

Social media giants enjoy a cocktail of government contracts, government favoritism, and government-granted monopoly power. As a result, it will be difficult for new startups to offer much competition.

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Don't Blame Capitalism for the Decline of the Extended Family

Media and CultureWorld History

Blog02/12/2019

People are not economic automatons who necessarily arrange their families in ways that advertisers and employers want them to.

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Europe Tried It's Own "Green New Deal" — It Was a Disaster

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog02/12/2019

The Eurozone's massive "green" policy plan has the EU facing high unemployment, stagnating growth, and energy bills of twice as much as seen in the US.

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