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8 Traits of the Entrepreneur

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog4 hours ago

We have designed a survey to investigate 8 entrepreneurial traits. Please help us to refine this research instrument by participating in this survey.

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The Battle of Ball’s Bluff, Part 2: A Little Short of Boats

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

1 hour agoAudio/Video
Ball’s Bluff evolves from a “slight demonstration” into a small-scale battle, and claims the life of one of President Lincoln’s closest personal friends.
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It's OK to Buy your Pet a Holloween Costume (and Other Luxuries)

Blog1 hour ago

Money spent on "luxuries" goes to support ordinary people who use profits from luxury goods to make a living and support their families.

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Mises: Scientist and Fighter

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

2 hours agoThe Free Market
The historic contribution of Mises was represented not so much by the magisterial works that he produced in 1912, or 1922, in 1933, or 1940 — as by his courageous, lonely vigil during the arid decades of the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
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Old Wine in Old Bottles? A Nobel for Clever Packaging?

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog5 hours ago

This year’s Nobel is particularly illustrative of what gets rewarded in economics, and how this does not exactly conform with more intuitive notions of scientific progress.

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Global Warming: The UN's Plan Ignores Real Costs of Implementation

The Environment

Blog7 hours ago

Even if we accept the mainstream narrative on the effects of climate change, the costs of implementing a global regulatory "mitigation" program are far higher than advocates admit.

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Italy’s Problem Is Not The Euro, It’s Political Spending

Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog10 hours ago

Blaming the euro will not save Italy. Italy’s problem is political spending — the same problem that this new budget is going to greatly increase.

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In the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Civil Society and Voluntary Action Saved Lives

10/16/2018Power & Market

Hurricane Michael brought destruction that the Florida panhandle has never seen before, but it failed to break the community it impacted. 

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Audio: Historian Ralph Raico on the Rise of the West

World HistoryPolitical Theory

10/16/2018Audio/Video
The European Miracle was one in which humans achieved sustained growth for the first time on earth. Why Europe? Because of European decentralization and private enterprise.
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