It Turns out the Long Term Does Matter After All

Blog3 hours ago

When the topic involves poverty, bank failures, unemployment or inequality, the advocates of fashionable policy implore us to take immediate action, almost regardless of the costs down the line. Enter climate change and this seemingly changes everything.

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As Lending Standards Fall, Worries of a New Bust Rise

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog8 hours ago

New research is sparking fears that junk debt could trigger a repeat of the 2008 crash.

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Lange, Mises and Praxeology: The Retreat from Marxism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/19/2019

Oskar Lange was a Marxist economist and intellectual opponent of Mises. Late in his career, he sought to merge praxeology and Marxism. 

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Why Birthright Citizenship Is Rare In Europe

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Blog02/19/2019

Citizenship based on a person's current location is a long and well-established principle in the Americas. But this is not the case back in Europe.

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Angela Merkel’s Legacy Is Chaos

World History

Blog02/19/2019

Angela Merkel has caused cultural blowback with seemingly unchecked migrant flows while simultaneously harming business with higher taxes and more anti-business regulation. The results have not been great.

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Peter Klein on Means and Ends

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

02/19/2019Audio/Video
What goals and objectives are your customers pursuing, and how do they choose the means to achieve those ends? Hunter Hastings interviews Peter Klein.
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Government Road Management: Is There a Better Way?

Blog02/19/2019

With roads, it is time to give private enterprise a chance.

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64. Cost Sharing: Paying for Healthcare in an Ethical and Sustainable Way

Health

02/18/2019Audio/Video
Can we ever go back to a time when communities took care of the medical needs of their members without the intervention of governments and without the corrupting influence of health insurance? Accad and Koka interview Dale Bellis, founder of Liberty Healthshare.
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The Real State of the Economy

U.S. Economy

02/18/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy on the current state of the U.S. economy.
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