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The Siren Song of the State

Political Theory

1 hour agoThe Free Market
We Americans shall never have real, lasting peace so long as we give our allegiance to a king—that is, in our case, to the whole conglomeration of institutionalized exploiters and murderers we know as the state.
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Bernie Sanders Shows Us How a Minimum Wage Hike Hurts Workers

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog1 hour ago

Rather than pay his campaign workers more out of his personal wealth, Bernie Sanders is cutting employee hours and scaling back campaign events — thus illustrating how minimum wage hikes are a problem for workers.

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Environmentalists Are Anti-Human

The Environment

Blog4 hours ago

People use the marketplace to deliver what others need and want. Environmentalism, on the other hand, is built around denying human needs. 

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Per Bylund on Entrepreneurial Strategy

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

6 hours agoAudio/Video
Austrian Entrepreneurial Strategy is a lot different — and better — than traditional business school approaches.
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June Money-Supply Growth Falls to Third-Lowest Growth Rate Since 2007

Money Supply

Blog8 hours ago

In June, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 1.98 percent. That was up slightly from May's rate of 2.10 percent, but was well down from June 2018's rate of 4.30 percent.

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Consumerism? Why People Spend on "Useless" Status Symbols

Value and Exchange

Blog9 hours ago

People buy things that reflect their value systems — values learned in homes and other non-market institutions. Meanwhile, markets don't force anyone to buy anything.

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Should We Loot the Rich?

Taxes and Spending

07/22/2019The Free Market
Redistribution is not ethical; it’s theft and destruction. It is simply a means to satisfy the envy of some who seek to harm those who have obtained greater wealth through the satisfaction of the wants of consumers.
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