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The Fourth Revolution in Government

August 8, 2014 in Economics

The main political challenge of the next decade will be fixing government. In the new issue of Cato Policy Report, John Mickelthwait and Adrian Woolridge argue that a political revolution is in the air, driven partly by the necessity of diminishing resources, partly by the logic of renewed competition among nation-states, and partly by the opportunity to do things better. Also in this issue, Cato vice president David Boaz considers the rise of libertarianism in the political world.

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Mises Weekends: David Gordon and Jeff Deist Discuss The Life and Times of Murray Rothbard

August 8, 2014 in Economics

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Jeff Deist and David Gordon discuss Murray N. Rothbard’s life from an insider’s perspective, touching on Rothbard’s experience founding the Cato Institute, his relationship with Mises and the areas where they disagreed, his time with Ayn Rand and her Objectivist followers, and more.

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The Dating Market: Anarchy in Action

August 8, 2014 in Economics

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Mises Daily Friday by Julian Adorney

Dating someone can come with a very high opportunity cost and can lead to great emotional distress and more. So why doesn’t the government regulate dating? If it is too “personal” to regulate, then why are equally personal things like medical care and employment fair game for regulation?

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