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Allen Mendenhall

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Allen Mendenhall is Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Blackstone Center for Law and Liberty at Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law. Visit his website at

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Allen Mendenhall and Jeff Deist: Election Postmortem

StrategyPolitical Theory

Jeff Deist and Allen Mendenhall discuss the aftermath of Donald Trump's surprising presidential victory.
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Ideas Make Us Rich

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


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

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Review of Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

09/13/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
An economics that forsakes the dignity of the human person and his capacity for creativity and aesthetics does so at its own peril and disgrace.
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Socialism: The World's Greatest Generator of Poverty

World HistoryPolitical Theory


If you are looking for a short introduction to socialism that rewards rereading, Thomas DiLorenzo's The Problem With Socialism is it.

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The Dirty Business of Government Trash Collection

Big GovernmentMonopoly and CompetitionPrices

10/14/2015Mises Wire
Privatizing garbage collection isn't exactly a tough nut to crack from the perspective of entrepreneurs and economic theory. But that doesn't stop government from mandating a government monopoly on trash collection in many places.
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