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The Broken-Window Fallacy Is Still Alive and Well

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog09/04/2017
CNBC tells us that Hurricane Harvey may be good for the economy by increasing inflation, and driving up demand. CNBC is, of course, wrong.

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Walter Starkie and the Greatest Novel of All

Media and CultureWorld History

Blog08/29/2017
Whether Starkie was right that Don Quixote was the greatest of all novels is a question that each reader must determine for himself.

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The King Hath a Heavy Reckoning to Make

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/24/2017
The Bard had a deep appreciation of political theatre, and even when his works seem to praise kings and wars, they’re often subtly condemning them.

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Privatize the Public Monuments

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog08/17/2017
Public monuments serve the same public propaganda function as public schools. The solution in both cases is the same.

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Before "Fake News," America Invented "Pseudo Events"

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog08/15/2017
For decades, the American media has been skillfully perfecting the art of creating its own "pseudo events" when real news has been hard to find.

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A New Murray Rothbard Book

Media and Culture

Lew Rockwell has great news: a brand-new Murray Rothbard book on The Progressive Era. And do we need it!

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The Wrong Narrative in Charlottesville

Media and CultureStrategyInterventionism

Blog08/13/2017
Antifa and the alt-right are animated entirely by politics: the perception that others can impose their will on us politically.

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MacLean's Book Takes Progressive Conspiracy Theories to a New Level

Media and Culture

Blog08/04/2017
MacLean's hit piece on "radical" libertarians uses the usual tactics: spinning complex conspiracy theories to "prove" the racism of political enemies.

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Week in Review: July 15, 2017

EducationThe FedMedia and CultureSocialismCapital and Interest Theory

Blog07/14/2017
Janet Yellen headed to Congress this week to insist that everything is fine — and the Fed doesn't need any oversight.

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