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The Collapse of America's Health Care Industry

Mark Thornton explains why Obamacare is simply one more step along the road to health care serfdom. Thornton is a...

Mises U 2012

Hayek and Friedman: Head to Head

This lecture by Roger Garrison was presented at the 2012 Mises University in Auburn, Alabama.

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James Grant: The Forgotten Depression

James Grant discusses his new book, The Forgotten Depression .

Rising home prices
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Why Do We Celebrate Rising Home Prices?

The Fed and the government have gone to great lengths to prop up home prices. But it seems a bit odd to try to increase...

heart attack
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Your Government-Approved Diet May Kill You

Billions of tax dollars have been spent on scientific studies and public programs designed to tell Americans what to...

Mises Daily

Railway Socialism and Safety

In the wake of the Amtrak railway disaster, we’re likely to hear that the solution to the problem is more tax...

Warren G. Harding
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How Government Inaction Ended the Depression of 1921

Everyone knows about the Great Depression which brought massive government intervention and lasted a decade. But few...

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Government Regulation and Economic Stagnation

Many economists have many theories about why economic growth in many advanced economies is stagnating. Some seem to...