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Yuri Maltsev: Why Socialism Endures

Yuri Maltsev, a victim of Soviet totalitarianism in his youth, explains how and why westerners still don’t understand what socialism really means. He recounts his many trips to Cuba, and demolishes the myths surrounding that country’s vaunted “healthcare” and “education” systems. He explains how socialism actually produces a superclass of elites and a form of […]

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A Better Approach To Terrorism

by Jeff Deist People of goodwill naturally attempt to make sense of terrible events like today’s bombings in Brussels, to help themselves address the psychological discomfort that occurs when seemingly incomprehensible violence occurs. We have a hard time processing a world where random bombs go off and kill peaceful travelers in airports or subway stations, because […]

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Hope Lies In Entrepreneurs, Not Politicians 

Rod Martin, a co-founder of PayPal and world renown philosopher-capitalist, joins Jeff for a wide-ranging interview covering such topics as the refugee situation in Europe, unrest in the Middle East, and why some cultures are more prosperous than others. Martin contrasts the difficulties world governments have in confronting global macro-crises with the hope and resilience […]

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Joe Salerno: Austrian Economics and Crony Academia, Part 1

In this first installment of a two-part interview, Jeff Deist and Joseph T. Salerno discuss the health and vitality of the Austrian school, the impact of the South Royalton conference, Joe’s relationship with and memories of Rothbard, and why so many factions seem to persist within Austrian economics. Joe also gives some great insights into […]

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