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Economics - Oliver Wright

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Boston Tea Party Opera: A Mythic Modern Take on the Moment Americans Discovered Their Identity as a People

MZJ Music is proud to present the world premiere of the BOSTON TEA PARTY OPERA at the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival – FringeNYC,…

CROSS: The IRS Does Not Back Up Their Computers

From IRS Claims to Have Lost Over 2 Years of Lerner Emails | House Committee on Ways & Means: Washington, DC – Today,…

CROSS: Obama and Benghazi Cover Up Continues

From US spy agencies heard Benghazi attackers using State Dept. cell phones to call terrorist leaders | Fox News: The terrorists who attacked…

DOLLAR: Students Defeat Teacher Unions in California

Writes Campbell Brown in A historic victory for America’s kids  – NY Daily News on the Vergara v. California decision: The case began with…

DOLLAR: OCON Student Rate of $15 a Day Now Applies to Students of All Ages!

From Objectivist Summer Conference: Due to high demand, we are expanding Young Adult pricing to include full-time students of any age. With this…

Government - Oliver Wright

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Charles Krauthammer, A.B. Stoddard and Stephen F. Hayes discuss.…

CHRIS MATTHEWS: There was a real difference between the normal partisanship that faced George W. Bush — by the way, that's with all his limitations — and the…

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Chris Hayes on Ted Cruz accusing the Obama administration of using the FAA to play politics.…

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HOWARD STERN: Oh, fuck off… I don't want to listen to any anti-Semitism today. Jews get enough s**t all over the world. They get s**t on all the…

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Economics View all

Boston Tea Party Opera: A Mythic Modern Take on the Moment Americans Discovered Their Identity as a People

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CROSS: Obama and Benghazi Cover Up Continues

From US spy agencies heard Benghazi attackers using State Dept. cell phones to call terrorist leaders | Fox News: The terrorists who attacked the U.S. consulate and CIA…

DOLLAR: Students Defeat Teacher Unions in California

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DOLLAR: OCON Student Rate of $15 a Day Now Applies to Students of All Ages!

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CROSS: Snowden would NOT get a fair trial

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DOLLAR: New Book on the Business Cycle and a Free Market in Money and Banking

Dr. Brian P. Simpson, author of Markets Don’t Fail! (Lexington Books, 2005) and an economist at National University in San Diego, CA, has written a new book on…

DOLLAR: Binswanger Torpedoes Piketty

Thomas Piketty’s latest book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” has had its fair share of criticisms.  The political right continues to bludgeon the latest critique of capitalism by challenging the…

CROSS: No Justice for Gibson Guitars

Bill Frezza revives the Gibson Guitars case in a piece published in Forbes.   The whole affair stands as an appalling example of the law run amok.  The owners believe they suffered…

Speaking Truth to Monetary Power

Speaking Truth to Monetary Power

Until Ron Paul raised the issue at the national level in 2007, the Federal Reserve System had been treated with the kind of lazy indifference or acquiescence with…

DOLLAR: Leonard Peikoff Live at OCON 2014

From OCON 2014: We’re proud to announce that our surprise event at OCON 2014 is a Q&A with Leonard Peikoff, Ayn Rand’s intellectual heir. On Monday, June 30, Dr.…

CROSS: Democratic Libya or “Scumbag Woodstock?”

Courtesy of Nick Gillespie at Reason.com: The Daily Beast‘s Eli Lake reports that Libya, the site of an American-enabled kinetic-action-lead-from-behind-super-duper NATO triumph that somehow led to U.S. Amb. Chris Stevens…

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Obama Says Execution of Man Who Shot and Buried Teenage Girl Alive is Racist and “Deeply Troubling”

Obama Says Execution of Man Who Shot and Buried Teenage Girl Alive is Racist and “Deeply Troubling”

A foreign reporter asked Obama about the execution of Clayton Lockett who shot a teenage girl, laughed about it and buried her alive. The reporter…

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