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  • 6 ways companies are secretly screwing job applicants
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Buzz Killington on Tue, Mar 19 2013
  • Government Intervention Strategies

    Hello, I would appreciate it if you could let me know specific government intervention policies that you know. With what specific ways governments interfere to businesses and private sectors hindering the free market and what is their goals each time? ------------- An example: In Greece government prohibits...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by LandJ on Thu, Aug 16 2012
  • Non-Interventionist Starter Kit

    My father, an avid reader of history and unwitting owner of many Ludwig von Mises published works, still has trouble getting on the same page as me in regards to American military excesses. Although he is not a Neo-con, per se, he believes that interventionism is justifiable in certain circumstances...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Willy Truth on Sat, Jul 14 2012
  • Mandatory savings

    I wondered if anyone could address a question I have about the how the Austrian school treats forced savings. Savings is good, right? The more people save, the more economic growth there will be in the long term, and without savings there could be no growth at all. So, superficially at least, it would...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by MadMiser on Thu, Aug 4 2011
  • Hundreds of Millions of Gallons of Jet Fuel Used in Support of U.S. Ops in Afghanistan

    Calls to speed up the withdrawal of U.S. troops from and Central Asia have increased since Osama bin Laden’s death, but decision-makers have made clear that such a drawdown of troops is not happening any time soon. As the White House, Congress, and media pundits ponder and expound upon what, if...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Steve Peacock on Tue, May 10 2011
  • Arguments with Socialists

    So the past couple days I've been in a few debates online with some closet Socialists. The argument came when I defended Ron Pauls rejection of the 911 first responders health care bill. I did so on ground of freedom of association and private property. So the debate is between those who favor the...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Andy on Sun, Oct 3 2010
  • A brief essay on the dangers of partisanship in libertarianism.

    War of Words: Communicating the ideas of liberty while avoiding partisanship in politics. I have had both the fortune and misfortune of finding Libertarianism and Austrian Economics at a critical time. The ideas of Mises, Rothbard and so many more contemporary thinkers are experiencing a boom, Ron Paul...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Adam Magoon on Wed, May 26 2010
  • Non Enumerated Rights

    The Non-Enumerated Rights It has been said that "governments are instituted amongst men" by Thomas Jefferson. The argument for the purpose of which; is to secure rights and privileges consistent with the views of society, during a specific time period. The natural process by which human's...
    Posted to General (Forum) by opsisone on Sat, Apr 3 2010
  • Arguing with interventionists/socialists about health care

    They dismiss the idea that free market health care is better than socialized health care because health care in Canada, UK, France and Scandinavian countries are serviceable. It's irrelevant that free market health care is better as long as health care in those countries proves that socialized care...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Kenneth on Tue, Mar 2 2010
  • Re: The Laws

    Bank Run's law if interventionism: Any highly regulated market inevitably produces shoddy goods.
    Posted to General (Forum) by Bank Run on Sun, Jan 17 2010
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