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The third pillar of the Austrian revival.

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On June 24, 2011 Mark Hendrickson lectured at the Freedom University: Current Events Summer Seminar. In this video Professor Hendrickson discusses monopolies and anti-trust laws.

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Obama's Health-Insurance Cartel

It's just more of the same.

AUGUST 21, 2009 by SHELDON RICHMAN

President Obama and other advocates of nationalized health insurance have tried a variety of sales pitches, which indicates their difficulty in getting traction with the public. The latest is "competition and choice." Who could be against those things? Barack Obama for one.

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SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 by FREDERIC BASTIAT

Politicians often argue that cheat imports are bad for the domestic economy. In this podcast, Bastiat argues that competition from free trade actually increases domestic employment and income levels. (7:44 minutes)