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Hayek's Chicago Seminar on Justice and Equality

Political Theory

Blog5 hours ago
In 1950-51 Hayek presented a seminar at the University of Chicago entitled "Justice and Equality." The seminar was opened to faculty and students.

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The Danger of "Public" Education

Big GovernmentEducation

Blog9 hours ago
The key issue in the entire discussion is simply this: shall the parent or the State be the overseer of the child?

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Yes, the Fed Really Is Holding Down Interest Rates

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12 hours ago
The empirical evidence is clear: the Fed is pursuing an expansionist monetary policy — and the economic benefits have been disappointing at best.

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Will the Work Day Shrink to Four Hours?

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog12 hours ago
How many hours a job requires depends on the nature of the work. In other words, work is highly heterogeneous.

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The American Bar Association Stifles Legal Education

EducationLegal System

Blog21 hours ago
Ending the ABA's expensive accreditation authority would be a first step to making quality representation available to poor and rich alike.

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Edward Stringham on Radically Rethinking Police

Legal SystemStrategyThe Police State

06/24/2017Audio/Video
Ed Stringham and Jeff Deist discuss why the US criminal justice system is broken, and how private security firms could create vastly better outcomes.

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Draghi Doesn’t See "Bubbles" — Let Me Show You Some

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/24/2017FedWatch
Mario Draghi has many warnings for us about the next crisis, but he fails to note that the artificial creation of money is always behind those crises.

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The ECB Blames Inflation on Everything but Itself

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

06/23/2017FedWatch
The ECB prefers to do what all central banks did just before the 2009 great recession: blame inflation on rising food and energy prices.

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If We Want "Unity," Government Must Become Weaker

Decentralization and SecessionMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog06/23/2017
The problem of majorities oppressing minorities becomes worse the larger the government becomes. The answer is to make the state weaker.

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What Derek Carr’s Contract Teaches Us about Wall Street and Income Inequality

The FedMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

Blog06/23/2017
Until we abolish the Fed, Wall Street will continue to dominate the economy even more than Bill Belicheck has the dominated NFL.

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