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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The Original, Unpublished Chapter 5 from Man, Economy and State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This present work is the unpublished original chapter five of Murray N. Rothbard's Man, Economy, and State.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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Dr. Liliana Stern on Growing Up in the USSR

Media and CultureSocialismStrategy

11/10/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Dr. Liliana Stern discuss the horrors of life under communism.

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Creating Order without the State

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

11/10/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Edward Stringham shows us how private groups can provide the rules and order necessary for a prosperous society.

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Government "Funding" Can't Grow the Economy

Blog11/10/2017
Government cannot increase its spending without hurting those who produce real wealth.

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Sylvester Petro's Austrian Perspective on Labor Unions

BiographiesLabor and Wages

Blog11/10/2017
Sylvester Petro's books on labor unions are among some of the best written on labor policy.

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Mainstream Economists Whitewashed the Evils of Communism

SocialismWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/10/2017
There’s no excuse for any sentient being – especially an economist – to have praised the decrepit communist economic model by the 1980's.

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The Gold Standard Did Not Cause the Great Depression

U.S. HistoryBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

11/09/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What makes this book unique is Sumner's use of financial data and press accounts on the precise zigs-and-zags of the economy during the 1930s.

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Is There Any Way Out of the ECB's Trap?

Blog11/09/2017
Mario Draghi knows that maintaining "stimulus" is highly risky — he also knows the alternative could make the eurozone deck of cards collapse.

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