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Consumers Are Smarter than Bureaucrats Think

PricesSubjectivism

Blog12/23/2017
The government doesn't think you can make good choices voluntarily. So it's happy to step in and force you to make "better" choices.

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NFL's Problem is Poor Product, not Disrespect

Subjectivism

Blog12/11/2017
One only has to follow the money to learn the real reason pro football ratings are down — competition from college football.

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Don't Mix Politics and Climate Science

The EnvironmentSubjectivism

Blog11/14/2017
Poor societies cannot afford to care about the environment.

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Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog09/12/2017
The latest argument in favor of conscription is that it's good for the economy. But, it's all just another central-planning scheme.

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The Myth of Infrastructure Spending

Taxes and SpendingSubjectivism

Blog06/13/2017
Almost everyone agrees that infrastructure spending is always a slam dunk for the economy. Unfortunately, they're often wrong.

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Is it Junk or Is it Art?

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog09/21/2016

The value of objects can change without any physical change to the object at all. I need only tell you that some junk you see is really art.

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The "Lucas Critique" Is Misesian at its Core

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

Blog08/30/2016

Like Mises, economist Robert Lucas understood that realities of human action make it impossible to treat economics as if it were a physical science.

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What Pokémon Go Teaches Us About Capitalism

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureSubjectivism

Blog08/01/2016

Pokémon Go contains many elements of capitalism, even those which its critics most revile.

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Was Mises a Cynic?

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog07/05/2016

Mises maintained that humans act out of self interest. But that doesn't mean others can't benefit from those actions, regardless of intent.

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USDA: People Make the Choice to Eat Unhealthy Food

U.S. EconomyCalculation and KnowledgeSubjectivism

Blog06/13/2016

Evidence continues to pile up against the claim that low-incomes cause obesity thanks to insufficient access to grocery stores.

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