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Government-Created Monopolies Are Everywhere

Monopoly and Competition

Blog11 hours ago

Throughout American history, politicians have incessantly awarded preferential policies (e.g., “corporate welfare”) to special interests that has allowed them to create monopolies dominating virtually every major market.

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Can 12th-Century Medicine Save 21st-Century Health Care?

Health

11 hours agoAudio/Video
Accad and Koka interview Dr. Victoria Sweet, author of the best-sellers God’s Hotel and Slow Medicine , two of the most important books on medicine in recent times.
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A "European Empire" Won't Make Europe Richer

World History

Blog05/23/2019

Emmanuel Macron is pushing for a "European Empire" which he thinks will bring more economic success. But European prosperity has always thrived most where there are small states and decentralization.

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Bitcoin, Gold, and the Battle for Sound Money

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog05/23/2019

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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Envy, Inc.

Free MarketsSocialismPolitical Theory

Blog05/22/2019

Why do so many people resent capitalism, even when they benefit enormously from it?

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End Federal Control of Tribal Lands

05/22/2019Power & Market

Granting greater sovereignty to Indian reservations could have benefits for Americans both inside and outside the reservation borders.

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Central Banks' Forecasts Are Basically Garbage

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/22/2019

Central banks' economic models repeatedly and incessantly over-estimate economic growth. We can only speculate as to their motivation.

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