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Italian Literature and Libertarian Theory

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog12/22/2016

Jo Ann Cavallo and Carlo Lottieri have edited a valuable collection of essays applying Austrian and libertarian insights to Italian literature.

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Economic Science Has Been Hijacked

U.S. EconomyAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/16/2016

Many people continue to think that "economics is hard" and can't be understood by ordinary people. It doesn't have to be this way.

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What Does it Mean To Be "Mainstream"?

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog12/02/2016

Robbing Peter to pay Paul is now the mainstream in American politics. The key problem lies in changing what it means to be "mainstream."

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The Government Won't Make America Great Again

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11/09/2016

America's success stems from its limitation of state power. Unfortunately, it's not clear that Donald Trump realizes this.

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What Libertarians Can Learn From the Abolitionists

StrategyPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11/06/2016

Libertarians must never compromise, even if it means accepting partial victories.

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Is the Market Our God?

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11/03/2016

Not realizing that markets merely reflect the values of consumers, theologian Harvey Cox imagines that markets somehow force consumers to shop.

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Ideas Make Us Rich

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/27/2016

Deirdre McCloskey contends that ideas — not capital accumulation or material resources — have caused widespread economic development.

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Populism Is Not an Ideology

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/26/2016

Populism is a strategy that may be used by any ideological group whose political agenda differs radically from that of the ruling class.

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The Homo Economicus Straw Man

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/26/2016

To understand the marketplace, it is not necessary to believe in the existence of a selfish, profit-maximizing human.

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The Bad Economics Behind Monopoly

Media and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/24/2016

A pro-tax disciple of Henry George gave us the board game we know today as Monopoly.

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