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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 6: Aftermath

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

08/01/2018Audio/Video
In the North, the Union defeat at Bull Run changed everyone's perspective on the war. In the South, there were no celebrations for the costly victory.
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No, We Haven’t Drained the Earth’s Resources

The Environment

Blog08/01/2018

Thanks to markets, living standards continue to go up globally, although many predicted that the earth was going to run out of resources decades ago. 

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An Open Letter to President Trump on Trade and Tariffs

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog08/01/2018

Why attack the most vulnerable in our society, who benefit enormously from inexpensive imported retail goods?

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Don't Mix Politics and Entrepreneurship

Book Reviews

Blog07/31/2018

Entrepreneurship can be both productive and unproductive — and even destructive — depending on the effects of public policy.

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QJAE 21, No. 1 Now Online

Blog07/31/2018

The new issue of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics is now available online.

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"Price Stability" Is a Trick — It Actually Ruins Wealth

Money and BanksCapital and Interest Theory

Blog07/31/2018

The Fed's policy of price stability, as in the 1920s, may catch economists again unaware of the damage inflicted by this policy.

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When LBJ Assaulted a Fed Chairman

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2018

Naturally, Fed chairmen claim they are never influenced by politicians who threaten them. But it would by naïve to take this at face value.

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Can Government Make a Business Work "For The Good of Society"?

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog07/31/2018

Rulings and regulations that force companies to keep unprofitable businesses operating "for the public good," are really a net loss for the public good.

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