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4 Reasons to Oppose a Universal Basic Income

Big GovernmentPovertySocialismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

06/20/2019Audio/Video
Beyond the usual arguments about incentives and taxes, UBI is a dangerous policy that supercharges the state and threatens to heighten tensions between different groups in society.
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Why the Swiss Voted for More Gun Control

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionThe Police State

06/20/2019Audio/Video
What is particularly scary is that the whole argument for the new law was not really about saving lives or reducing gun violence, but is about Brussels ordering Switzerland to modify gun laws to comply with EU gun control standards.
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Austrian Economics is No Longer the Unheard Music

Free MarketsStrategyU.S. Economy

06/18/2019Audio/Video
Austrians will be vindicated, but will they be heard?
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Tucker Carlson's Broadside Against Austrian Economics

Free MarketsMedia and CultureStrategy

06/07/2019Audio/Video
Does Carlson honestly think Republican members of Congress are overly theoretical and ideological ? And here we thought they were a bunch of unprincipled and poorly-read hacks!
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In Africa, Poverty Grows Because of the Elites' Anti-Capitalism

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyPoverty

06/04/2019Audio/Video
Both ideological anti-capitalism and economic factors contribute to the way Africa lags the rest of the world in the conquest of poverty.
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The Welfare State is Tearing Sweden Apart

Big GovernmentImmigrationMedia and Culture

05/28/2019Audio/Video
The welfare state is a key ingredient in sowing social mistrust and discord among diverse groups in Sweden.
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End School Compulsory-Attendance Laws

Big GovernmentEducation

05/28/2019Audio/Video
Just as people shouldn’t be forced to send their children to church, they shouldn’t be forced to send their children to a state-approved organization for secular education and training.
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Envy, Inc.

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

05/23/2019Audio/Video
Why do so many people resent capitalism, even when they benefit enormously from it?
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Elizabeth Warren Shows Us Why Government Must Get Out of the Student Loan Business

Big GovernmentEducationU.S. Economy

05/23/2019Audio/Video
Under Warren's plan for higher education, Warren won’t make you go to college — but she’ll make you pay for it.
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Bitcoin, Gold, and the Battle for Sound Money

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

05/23/2019Audio/Video
Bitcoin is a shot across the bow at government’s monopoly control of money. While no one in the US appreciates the direction money is going, others are waking up.
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