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What the FBI/FISA Memo Really Tells Us About Our Government

Cronyism and CorporatismLegal SystemStrategy

Blog02/05/2018
Both parties suppressed evidence of FBI abuse of the FISA process until after the FISA Amendments Act could be re-authorized.

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How the Patent-Troll Wright Brothers Fought to Stifle Innovation

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog02/05/2018
The Wright brothers spent most of their post-1903 careers suing other inventors who were doing the much-needed work of improving airplane technology.

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Wieser and the Austrians

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog02/05/2018
Wieser is an Austrian, but his version of Austrian economics is unique.

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Inequality, Capital, and the Problem of Piketty

Free MarketsSocialism

02/05/2018The Austrian
Piketty’s portrayal of capitalism has not gone unchallenged, and Anti-Piketty collects a number of the most important criticisms of it.

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Belichick the Economist?

02/03/2018Power & Market

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Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship

The EntrepreneurThe Environment

02/03/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
When a community is hit by a disaster, how can it recover? The economics of mega-disaster poses some interesting questions for entrepreneurs.

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Is the Marketplace What's Really Killing Coal?

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog02/03/2018
Coal Country usually blames government regulations for its decline, but consumers have been choosing other less-expensive products for a long time.

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A Worrisome Assessment of Economic Freedom in India

Blog02/03/2018
Indians are enormously successful when they emigrate to the United States. Yet Indians in India remain comparatively poor. Why the difference?

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Algorithms Are Fine — Until Governments Use Them Against Us

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog02/03/2018
We're now seeing the rise of new AI tech that will be used to justify more government intervention in our lives.

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Daniel McAdams on the Real Cost of "Defense"

War and Foreign Policy

02/02/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Daniel McAdams discuss the true costs of war.

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