20. Murray N. Rothbard, Anatomy of the State

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Damore memo

I finally got around to reading the James Damore memo.  This discussion is important, at least from an evolutionary biology perspective.  Read the uncensored document below.

19. Tyler Cowen, “The Marshall Plan: Myths and Realities”

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The bubble grows

I’m no monetary economist… but look at the monetary base leading up to the 2008 recession, and then look at the monetary base since.

18. Immigration Symposium: Hans-Hermann Hoppe, “The Case for Free Trade and Restricted Immigration”

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17. Immigration Symposium: Gary North, “The Sanctuary Society and its Enemies”

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16. Immigration Symposium: Tibor Machan, “Immigration into a Free Society”

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15. Immigration Symposium: Jesus Huerta de Soto, “A Libertarian Theory of Free Immigration”

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

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

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