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Universal Health Care in Canada: A Colossal Government Failure

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog04/28/2018

The median waiting time for patients in Canada from referral by a practitioner, to consultation with a specialist, to date of treatment, was 21.2 weeks in 2017.

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Western Capitalist Countries are the Best Places to be Born a Woman

Global EconomyLabor and WagesMedia and Culture

Discrimination against women is a phenomenon of anti-capitalist and Muslim countries. Protection of women’s rights is a phenomenon of capitalist and Western countries.

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Amity Shlaes on Silent Cal

U.S. History

04/27/2018Audio/Video
Historian Amity Shlaes makes the libertarian case for Calvin Coolidge.

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The Keynesian Multiplier Is an Illusion

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/27/2018

Keynes's writings remain as influential today as they were 80 years ago. Isn't it time for a re-evaluation?

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The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/27/2018

The abolition of cash threatens to cause widespread economic damage and have a devastating impact on many of the most vulnerable in our society.

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The Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle in the Light of Modern Macroeconomics

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

04/26/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The Austrian theory of the business cycle has many critics.
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Why the Cleveland Browns Need More than Draft Capital to Be Successful

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureCapital and Interest Theory

Blog04/26/2018

The Cleveland Browns enter this year's NFL draft with a tremendous capital advantage to other teams. That's not enough to guarantee their success. 

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Spooner Explains Why Vices Are Not Crimes

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/26/2018

Spooner would have defined today's drug war advocates as those who “usurp absolute control over the minds and bodies of their fellow men.”

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How Not to Address Rising Oil Prices: Lessons from Nixon's Price Controls

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPrices

Blog04/26/2018

The crude oil “daisy chain” reseller boom is just one example of the absurdity of the 1970s price controls on the oil and gas sector. 

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