Decentralization Is the Solution to the Government Shutdown Problem

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/18/2019

Not everything needs to turn into a nationwide systemic problem when the federal government is a political mess. We ought to decentralize now to limit the damage the feds can do.

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57. Neither Fisher nor Bayes: The Limits of Statistical Inference

Health

01/18/2019Audio/Video
Billions of healthcare dollars hinge on theories from a field of human inquiry that combines the precision of mathematics with the accuracy of astrology. Michel Accad and Anish Koka interview Dr. Michael Acree, a data scientist and a teacher of statistical science.
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No, Paul Krugman, This Shutdown is Not a "Big Libertarian Experiment"

Corporate WelfarePolitical Theory

Blog01/18/2019

Paul Krugman seems to think those who like freedom and free markets are somehow responsible for the current mess brought on by crippling government debt and an enormous federal budget.

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Peter Klein and Nicolai Foss on Managers in Flat Business Structures

01/18/2019Power & Market

Professors Peter Klein and Nicolai Foss explain why managers still matter in this Aeon article.

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How Tax Breaks for Tesla Cause Affordable-Housing Problems

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/18/2019

Wealth creation and savings are a far better indicator for economic prosperity than the "job creation" sought by politicians who use tax incentive programs for political purposes. 

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Two Definitions of "Freedom" — Only One of Them Is Right

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog01/18/2019

Many Americans now believe in a version of "freedom" which is nothing of the sort — because it requires more violent coercion exercised by government agents.

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12. Gene Epstein on Commies, Krugman, and Crushing Debaters

The Fed

01/17/2019Audio/Video
Gene Epstein and Bob Murphy cover a variety of topics, including how Gene's reading of Rothbard’s Man, Economy, and State lead him to become a free-market libertarian.
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