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The Tuskegee Experiment at 45: Have Public-Health Programs Been Vindicated?

HealthU.S. History

Blog11/16/2017
Public health officials have a long history of ignoring basic human rights.

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The Fed's Bubblenomics

The Fed

Blog11/15/2017
The Federal Reserve cannot achieve its goals. If it could, the US economy would not have had financial bubbles in the 1990s and early 2000s.

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Optimal Monetary Policy

Monetary Theory

11/15/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The competitive production of money can work and has worked well in all known historical cases.
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Nationalized Slavery: The Fugitive Slave Law

U.S. History

11/15/2017Audio/Video
In this episode, Chris Calton looks at the horrors of fugitive slave laws.

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"The People vs..." — Why the State Claims To Be a Victim of Crime

Legal System

Blog11/15/2017
Long ago, governments figured out that more prosecutions for more crimes means more revenue for the state.

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The United States Is a Nuclear Dictatorship

11/15/2017Power & Market

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The New York Times and the "Lost Cause" of Bolshevism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/15/2017
According to the New York Times, we should be mourning the passing of the Soviet era and all of its promises of a better life for all.

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Capitalism and Competition

Free Markets

Blog11/14/2017
Listening to the critics of capitalism, you would think that competition is one of the main sources of social evil in the world.

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Cradles of Capitalism: the City-States of Greece and Italy

Swiss WatchWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

Ancient and Renaissance city-states were some of the greatest incubators of economic and entrepreneurial activity.

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We Need More Tax Breaks for Education

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog11/14/2017
Supporters of quality education must advance policies aimed at giving Americans control over their education dollars.

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