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State and Local Nullification Drives Change in D.C.

U.S. Economy

Blog05/18/2018

Congress would have never acted on issues like marijuana legalization if states hadn’t taken action first.

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The Ethics of Boycotts

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

05/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
Whether we wish any particular boycott well or ill depends on our moral values. But a boycott is legitimate per se.

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Redefining Violence: The Problem With PC Speech Codes

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/17/2018

If speech can be equated with violence, then the extent of government control in daily life can be greatly expanded.

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7 Reasons Why European Banks Are in Trouble

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/17/2018

When interest rates increase in the future, busts and losses for banks will follow.

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A Realist Approach to Equilibrium Analysis

Value and Exchange

05/16/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article offers an entirely realistic account of equilibrium analysis, thus closing a disturbing gap in economic science. Human choice involves a dichotomy of success and failure.
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The Crisis at Fort Sumter

U.S. History

05/16/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton analyzes Lincoln’s momentous—and historically controversial—decision.

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Why Do Economists Make so many Arbitrary Assumptions?

Blog05/16/2018
Various assumptions employed by mainstream economists appear to be of an arbitrary nature. The assumptions seem to be detached from the real world.

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Re-Assessing the Morality of Blackmail in the Age of Social Media

Blog05/16/2018

Walter Block's work on blackmail provides some insights into the issue of who has a right to control your personal information and your reputation.

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