lettherebelight

Let There Be Light!

– October 22, 2018

Light, as we know it today, is a commodity. That would not have been possible without the institutional prerequisites — freedom to create, own, and exchange — that built the modernity we too often take for granted.

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How a New Definition of Personality Wrecked a Generation (or Two)

– September 23, 2018

“Without entirely knowing what we were doing, that in the course of a few decades, we replaced a view of the human project that was inspired by choice, personal ambition, and individual achievement with a completely different view that insists that aspiration is utterly pointless and probably even dangerous.” ~ Jeffrey Tucker 

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antwerp

A Real Agenda for a Renewal of Free Market Liberalism

– September 19, 2018

If the classical liberals of that earlier time could defeat the prevailing beliefs and vested interests supporting human slavery, after its existence for all of human history, some of us believe the same can be done against the existing system of collectivism, interventionism, and welfare statism in both their authoritarian and democratic forms.

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How E.C. Harwood Stood Firm Against FDR’s Attempts to Censor AIER

– September 13, 2018

The political persecution of Harwood appears to have originated in the highest ranks of the Roosevelt Administration. As Harwood later recounted, an investigator showed him a copy of the Bulletin containing a handwritten directive to “investigate and stop this.” It was signed by Lauchlin Currie, a former Harvard professor who became Roosevelt’s chief adviser on economic affairs in 1939

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What Monks Can Teach Us About Blockchain

– September 11, 2018

“While we sit around wondering why blockchain and other technologies aren’t turning the world upside down before our very eyes, it’s instructive to remember that epoch-defining inventions of the past that we now reduce to a sentence or two actually took ages to unfold.” ~ Max Gulker

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FDR’s Forgotten Tax on the Poor

– September 6, 2018

The real story of New Deal income tax policy is a revenue grab sustained by the expansion of income tax eligibility and enforcement onto the masses.

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The Real Meaning of Thanksgiving: The Triumph of Capitalism over Collectivism

– November 24, 2008

This time of the year is when we gather with our family and friends and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal together. What is less appreciated is that Thanksgiving also is a celebration of the birth of free enterprise in America.

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Treasury Operations for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1954

– July 19, 1954

Research Reports – 07/19/1954

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The Council of Economic Advisers

– December 14, 1953

Research Reports – 12/14/1953

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The Council of Economic Advisers

– September 14, 1953

Research Reports – 09/14/1953

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Congress Adjourns

– August 10, 1953

Research Reports – 08/10/1953

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The Annual Economic Review

– February 16, 1953

Research Reports – 02/16/1953

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