Economics

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Posts on economics

Economics

The March of History – Mises vs. Marx

AIER just released an incredible video about the ongoing war of ideas of socialism versus capitalism, exemplified in the persons …

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Economics

The Libertarian Difference

How different are libertarians from liberals and conservatives? Quite different.

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Economics

Democratic Socialism: A Sit Down with the Nanny-State

Part I: Socialisms on a Spectrum “Democratic socialism is a democracy in which the people control the economy and government, …

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Culture

Don’t Let the Left (and the Right) Steal “Social Justice”

“There is no sport for the ignoramus like killing a useful word.” –Owen Barfield, World’s Apart, 1963 The meaning of words can …

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Economics

LCI Hot Takes: THE WALL

Let’s talk about walls, immigration, prohibition, etc. Notes: I mentioned this article in Chemical and Engineering News. The articles on …

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Culture

Does Commerce Make us Lose our Soul?

Is there something inherent in the free exchange of goods and services that make it uniquely vulnerable to degradation of …

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Culture

The Way the Market Ought to Work

While in downtown Denver recently, I needed to take a cab from the convention center to Union Station in order …

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Christian Worldview

Even Good Theologians Do Bad Economics

CJay Engel at The Reformed Libertarian has begun a series of articles that address the rising concern that libertarian Christians often …

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Economics

Who Cares About Greed?

One of the benefits of living in the 21st century developed world is that we can look back at why …

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Economics

Trade Myths Die Hard

I received several comments and questions regarding trade after the publication of my recent article, “Stupid Countries Restrict Trade.” Here …

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Economics

The World is Getting Better, and Quickly

If you spend any time paying attention to the news, you’d be under the impression that the sky is falling …

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Christian Worldview

Gary North’s Christian Economics: The Ethics of Destruction

In my last article, I introduced Gary North and his book, Christian Economics in One Lesson. This book is a …

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Culture

Practitioners are the Real Innovators

Credentialed Experts are not at the forefront of innovation and discovery, driving truth forward.  Their job is to tell a …

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Book Reviews

Is there a Christian view of economics?

I had the pleasure of attending for the first time FEEcon this month. I met several interesting people, from fellow …

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Economics

Going Back Toward a Durable Society

This guest post was written by Paul LaScola.  If complete slavery is defined as full forceful control over one’s actions …

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Economics

Creating Jobs

Today’s guest post is by Paul LaScola. People or companies that require production assistance and are able to pay for …

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Economics

Why Do We Hate Taxes?

Tax returns are due soon, and what better way to get into the involuntary spirit than to commiserate together as …

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Economics

Economics, Hierarchy, and the Question of the State’s Inevitability

Among Christian libertarians, as with other libertarians, there are differing views concerning the legitimacy, necessity, and inevitability of the state. For …

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Economics

Free Trade or Protectionism?

Little did I know as I was planning, designing, and typesetting my new little book Free Trade or Protectionism? that …

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Economics

Forget the Data, College is a Religion

Imagine a town.  Maybe an early New England village. There is a dominant belief in this town that one must …

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Economics

Jesus, Natural Law, and Economics

Today’s guest post is by writer/commentator Paul LaScola.   The sense of God and commerce have both been with mankind …

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Economics

The Free Market at Work

In 2013, in response to the increasing “open carry” debate, Howard Schultz, the chairman, president, and chief executive officer of …

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Economics

David Gornoski Interviews Robert Murphy

How do we win liberty for the future? Where does the liberty movement go in these rapidly changing times? A …

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Economics

The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Libertarian Analysis

Last month I did a preliminary libertarian analysis of the Republicans’ newest tax-reform plan. I concluded that their “Unified Framework …

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Economics

Wealth, Welfare and Charity

There are many divergent views about specific topics within libertarian Christian thought, just as there are within strictly libertarian or …

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