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Peter Klein on Transaction Costs

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

07/09/2019Audio/Video
Are you transaction cost savvy? Peter Klein explains why it’s important.
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How Much of a Problem Is Hate Crime?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog07/09/2019

The vast majority of recorded hate crimes fall into a number of activities that normally fall under misdemeanor or even civil categories. The real and far-more-common threat continues to be regular ol' ordinary violent crime.

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Why Socialism Must Fail

Free MarketsSocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog07/08/2019

Socialism and capitalism offer radically different solutions to the problem posed by scarcity.

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The Bionic Mosquito on Rothbard and Reason

07/08/2019Power & Market

The Bionic Mosquito disgrees with Rothbard's contention that reason can establish natural law. His argument merits careful study, but I disagree with.it.

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Social Pressure vs. Consumer Preferences

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog07/08/2019

Anti-capitalists love to claim that consumers don't really have free choice — that advertisers and peers really dictate to others what they should buy. In truth, consumers choose freely, but use others to filter information and simplify the process.

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When Will the Stock Market Respond to 2016's Liquidity Collapse?

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/08/2019

 A major factor that can explain the apparent contradiction between weakening so-called fundamentals of today — and the stock market's continued march upward — is changes in monetary liquidity.

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Why Progressives Wanted Less Democracy and Lower Voter Turnout

Blog07/06/2019

Reformers wanted "higher quality" votes, so they actively sought to reduce voting by urban ethnics and others opposed to the puritanical "pietists" and their progressive successors.

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