Monthly Archives: December 2016

14. Immigration Symposium: Walter Block, “A Libertarian Case for Free Immigration”

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSDr. Scott discusses economist Walter Block’s article, “A Libertarian Case for Free Immigration,” which analyzes laws limiting emigration, migration, and immigration from the libertarian perspective. Block defends the view that the totally free movement of goods, factors of… Read More »

13. Immigration Symposium: John Hospers, A Libertarian Argument Against Open Borders

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12. Immigration Symposium: Julian Simon, Are There Grounds for Limiting Immigration?

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/012.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSIs there any persuasive reason for a country to bar a healthy, law-abiding person from immigration? View in iTunes and Post a Review! Download a pdf of the article Absolutely free: Simon, Are There Grounds for Limiting Immigration?… Read More »

11. Rothbard, Protectionism and the Destruction of Prosperity

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10. Economics in One Lesson (chs. 23-24)

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Even Rand voted for sanctions…

Thomas Massie was the lone Representative voting against the reauthorization of the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 today… even Rand Paul voted yea. Good for Bernie abstaining. Roll call http://ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/congress-alert/2016/december/01/senate-extends-idiotic-iran-sanctions-by-99-0-vote/