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Capitalism and Competition

Free Markets

Blog11/14/2017
Listening to the critics of capitalism, you would think that competition is one of the main sources of social evil in the world.

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Cradles of Capitalism: the City-States of Greece and Italy

Swiss WatchWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

Ancient and Renaissance city-states were some of the greatest incubators of economic and entrepreneurial activity.

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We Need More Tax Breaks for Education

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog11/14/2017
Supporters of quality education must advance policies aimed at giving Americans control over their education dollars.

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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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Capital As a Form of Charity

Labor and WagesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog11/13/2017
Both fact and logic seem to support the view that savings invested in privately owned economic tools of production amount to an act of charity.

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Why Populism Isn't Going Away

Money and BanksWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

An ailing foundation of the economy provides fertile soil for dissatisfaction with the status quo.

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Hey GOP, Want to Cut the Burden of Government? Cut Spending.

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/13/2017
It is not deficits per se, but total government spending that distorts the economy and starves the private sector of resources.

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Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok

Legal System

Blog11/13/2017
The law has become the plaything of federal prosecutors who advance their careers by convicting others.

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The Original, Unpublished Chapter 5 from Man, Economy and State

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

11/11/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This present work is the unpublished original chapter five of Murray N. Rothbard's Man, Economy, and State.

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Government Recycling Programs Waste Valuable Resources

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog11/11/2017
Market prices tell us how people want resources to be used. Government recycling programs ignore these important signals.

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