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Our Inflated Thanksgiving

INTERACTIVE GRAPH: What does the Federal Reserve have to do with your Thanksgiving dinner?

NOVEMBER 26, 2014 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

It isn't the cost of our food that's been rising; it's the amount of US currency in circulation. (See interactive graph.)

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Uber against Racial Profiling

The sharing economy helps end ethnic and economic discrimination

NOVEMBER 25, 2014 by HOWARD BAETJER JR.

Market forces are regulating racial profiling by taxicabs better than government regulations do. Just ask Uber riders.

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The Internet Memory Hole

“The right to be forgotten” — a privacy right or Orwellian incinerator?

NOVEMBER 24, 2014 by WENDY MCELROY

The so-called 'right to be forgotten' may be coming to America. But does it run counter to free speech?

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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 by HENRY HAZLITT

The full text of Hazlitt's famed primer on economic principles: read this first! 

NOVEMBER 16, 2012 by FREDERIC BASTIAT

Frederic Bastiat's timeless defense of liberty for all. Once read and understood, nothing ever looks the same. 

OCTOBER 01, 1960 by F. A. HAYEK

There can be little doubt that man owes some of his greatest suc­cesses in the past to the fact that he has not been able to control so­cial life. 

OCTOBER 20, 2014 by LUDWIG VON MISES

Ludwig von Mises explains the development of the two fundamental pillars of progress, civilization, and every form of freedom. 

DECEMBER 01, 2008 by LEONARD E. READ

No one knows how to make a pencil: Leonard Read's classic (Audio, HTML, and PDF) 

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