Debunking Income-Inequality Re...

Jul 15, 2019 by

Bradley Thomas – Barack Obama proclaimed income inequality to be “the defining challenge of our time” in a 2013 speech....

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Why Socialism Must Fail

Jul 11, 2019 by

Hans-Hermann Hoppe – Socialism and capitalism offer radically different solutions to the problem posed by scarcity: everybody...

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Socialism: A Man-Made Malthusi...

Jul 10, 2019 by

Allen Gindler – Despite significant economic progress since ancient times, most people in agrarian societies continued to live...

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The Rising Importance of the A...

Jul 6, 2019 by

Hunter Hastings Jeff Deist recently penned a metaphorical comparison of Austrian economics to the punk rock bands of the 70’s and...

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The Green Movement’s Ant...

Jul 5, 2019 by

Ferghane Azihari – For a long time, Marxists have blamed the private ownership of the means of production for impoverishing the...

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The Rising Importance of the A...

Jul 3, 2019 by

Hunter Hastings – Jeff Deist recently penned a metaphorical comparison of Austrian economics to the punk rock bands of the 70’s...

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New Study Finds a Modest Carbo...

Jun 27, 2019 by

  Robert P. Murphy – One of the main themes of my writings on climate change at IER has been warning the public that the...

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As Democrats Push a “Wea...

Jun 27, 2019 by

Daniel J. Mitchell – I wrote five years ago about the growing threat of a wealth tax. Some friends at the time told...

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Homelessness and the Problem o...

Jun 26, 2019 by

Ryan McMaken – Last month, 82 percent of Denver voters voted down Initiative 300, which would have overturned the city ban on...

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How to Destroy a Civilization

Jun 25, 2019 by

Jeffrey Harding – There are lots of ways to kill off a civilization. Wars, politics, economic collapse. But what are the actual...

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Black Markets Show How Sociali...

Jun 25, 2019 by

Allen Gindler – If we consider economics to be an objective science, its rules should also have universal significance and use,...

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Homelessness and the Failure o...

Jun 15, 2019 by

Ryan McMaken – Homelessness today is often blamed on both “gentrification” and “neoliberalism.” When...

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What Universities Won’t ...

Jun 10, 2019 by

Robert P. Murphy – I recently gave a talk to a student group at Connecticut College on the economics of climate change. (The...

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Brazil’s Left Wants to C...

Jun 8, 2019 by

Matheus Fialho Vieira – In the words of Albert Jay Nock, the state “claims and exercises the monopoly of...

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Two Years After Trump’s ...

Jun 6, 2019 by

Robert P. Murphy – Two years ago, President Trump announced he would begin the formal process of withdrawing the...

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Economists Have Been “Us...

Jun 1, 2019 by

Robert P. Murphy – In the old Soviet Union, the Communists allegedly used1 the term “useful idiot” to describe Westerners whose...

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Two Reasons Why Socialism Repe...

May 29, 2019 by

Jorge Besada – Socialism will always encounter two big problems when regimes attempt to implement it: 1) the impossibility of...

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End School Compulsory-Attendan...

May 25, 2019 by

Jacob G. Hornberger – Imagine if Congress were to enact a law that required everyone to attend church on Sundays. The...

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Confronting the Myths about &#...

May 25, 2019 by

Bill Tallen – There is a disproportionate buzz about the newly signed Florida legislation that allows its school districts...

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Envy, Inc.

May 22, 2019 by

Jeff Deist – Presidential aspirant Kamala Harris promises to compel private companies with more than 100 employees to disclose...

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