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The True Founders of Economics: The School of Salamanca

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

The real founders of economic science actually wrote hundreds of years before Adam Smith. 

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Per Bylund on AI and the Structure of Production

Big GovernmentThe Police State

8 hours agoAudio/Video
Jeff Deist and Per Bylund dispel some of the myths surrounding artificial intelligence and mass data collection.

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Russia, China and the Geopolitics of the Silk Road

China's new "Silk Road" for international trade is an important component in the regime's larger geopolitical strategy. 

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Poverty Forced Farmers in the "Good Old Days" To Sleep the Winter Away

World History


Peasants in pre-industrial societies often worked fewer hours than modern-day workers. They also had a shockingly low standard of living. 

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Kentucky Teachers Want a Taxpayer Bailout

Taxes and Spending


The success of the private sector precedes the ability to have any employment in the public sector at all. But teachers want the private sector to pay until it hurts. 

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The Group vs. the Collective

Philosophy and Methodology

We are told the individual must subordinate himself for the good of the group. But who shall lead this group? And to what end?

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Yes, Economic Laws Still Apply to the Minimum Wage

Bureaucracy and RegulationValue and Exchange


Noah Smith has written yet another "popular" column challenging established economics assumptions. But he's really only appealing to his reader's established biases.

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Introduction to the Civil War

U.S. History

Chris Calton introduces the third season of Historical Controversies.

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