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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

See also his YouTube channel here.

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Elizabeth Warren Shows Us Why Government Must Get Out of the Student Loan Business

Big GovernmentEducationU.S. Economy

05/23/2019Audio/Video
Under Warren's plan for higher education, Warren won’t make you go to college — but she’ll make you pay for it.
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Elizabeth Warren Shows Us Why Government Must Get Out of the Student Loan Business

Taxes and Spending

Blog05/22/2019

Under Warren's plan for higher education, Warren won’t make you go to college — but she’ll make you pay for it.

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The Gateway Drug Myth

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

05/17/2019Audio/Video
The Time magazine article creating "the gateway drug" myth in the 1970s provided no citations for its claims, except ambiguous references to unnamed “experts.” The evidence remains elusive forty years later.
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The Gateway Drug Myth

HealthLegal System

Blog05/17/2019

The Time magazine article creating "the gateway drug" myth in the 1970s provided no citations for its claims, except ambiguous references to unnamed “experts.” The evidence remains elusive 40 years later.

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How College Profs Push Students to Socialism

EducationU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWorld History

05/14/2019Audio/Video
The true aim of these “scholar activists,” as many academics have begun calling themselves, is to propagate socialism by redefining capitalism to encompass every evil of human history. Which means they're mostly attacking straw men.
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