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    DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rothbard University Now Accepting Until June 6th

    Causal-Realist Economics, for the Real World July 20th to 23rd, 2016 University of Toronto Campus Koffler House Room...

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    Blowing Hot Air on the Wrong Target

    Professor Pierre Desrochers, who will be lecturing this week during Rothbard University, sets the record straight on the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement: The fossil fuel divestment campaign has become this generation of idealistic students’ defining cause who have pressured academic trustees and administrators to  sell or part way with stocks and other...

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    The Problem with Government Is Not Poor Management

    Reprinted from FEE.org A key to the Donald Trump campaign is the claim that America’s problems are...

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    Give Me Liberty Part 2

    Originally published in the Saturday Evening Post VII For each of us, the answer to that question...

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    Give Me Liberty Part 1

    Originally published in the Saturday Evening Post In 1919 I was a communist. My Bolshevik friends of...

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    The Saver as a Voter

    In the phrase...

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    A wonderful new book about Austrian economics for the layman

    Blind Robbery! How the Fed, Banks, and Government Steal Our Money by Andreas Marquart and Philipp Bagus Reviewed by Patrick Barron   The purpose of this book is nothing less than to foment a revolt against the economic and monetary status quo, which, if continued, will destroy civilization as we know it....

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    No, Robot Overlords Will Not Take Over

    Reprinted from FEE.org A growing number of technological optimists advocate a growing role for artificial intelligence in...

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    Brexit Wins: Why That’s Great News for Europe, Too

    Reprinted from FEE.org British voters have elected to leave the European Union in a national referendum. The...

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    The Real Lesson of Brexit

    The Real Lesson of Brexit by Patrick Barron   Following the surprise vote by the UK to leave the European Union, most commentators are trying to understand the rationale behind the British vote. Let me be a contrarian and ask, why does it matter? Undoubtedly there is no single reason that millions...

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    Blame the People Who Elected Them?

    Reprinted from the Independent Institute Discussions of calamitous government actions—engagements in pointless, costly, and bloody wars; counterproductive...

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    How not to legalize cannabis, brought to you by Ontario

    Reprinted from CannabisLifeNetwork.com Leave it to Ontario to show us how not to go about cannabis legalization....

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    Wrong solution to a misunderstood problem

    From today’s Open Europe news summary: Business Secretary says growth must take priority over deficit as Carney warns Brexit risks beginning to ‘crystallise’ Bank of England Governor Mark Carney yesterday warned that the financial risks of Brexit “have begun to crystallise” and relaxed rules on banking capital, with the aim of releasing as much...

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    Did Deregulated Derivatives Cause the Financial Crisis?

    Reprinted from FEE.org For a few months in 2008 I naively thought that the disastrous financial “rescue”...

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    Hate, Terror, and Collectivism Culminate in Orlando

    Reprinted from FEE.org The massacre in Orlando has the usual political narratives all jumbled up. It was...

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    Will Negative Interest Rates Save Us?

    The modern banking system has been very successful at keeping most economists, politicians, mainstream media pundits and...

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    Scaling Debate and the Future of Bitcoin

    Reprinted from libertyentrepreneurs.com Today we have a very special episode which  has a slightly different format than our...