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The Right to Discriminate Is a Basic Property Right 

by Laurence Vance Back in 2013, Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Washington, refused to provide flowers for a gay friend’s same-sex wedding. The legal battle that ensued has now ended: The Washington State Supreme Court just unanimously ruled that the florist violated the state’s anti-discrimination law. The case has given rise […]

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Did the Government Spy on Trump? Of Course. It Spies on All of Us!

By Ron Paul There was high drama last week when Rep. Devin Nunes announced at the White House that he had seen evidence that the communications of the Donald Trump campaign people, and perhaps even Trump himself, had been “incidentally collected” by the US government. If true, this means that someone authorized the monitoring of […]

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The Problem of Social Coase

Presented during the session on “Liberty and Human Action” at the Austrian Economics Research Conference at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 11 March 2017. https://mises.org/system/tdf/North_S9_AERC_20170311.mp3 Source: The Problem of Social Coase | Mises Institute

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Privatize: Governments Have Failed to Preserve Endangered Species

by Michael Malin The protection of endangered species is an area where most economists claim there is a market failure. Because of this, the majority of people feel that this duty can only be accomplished through government actions. Throughout the world, governments have tried a variety of methods to do so. Among the most popular […]

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