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Economics for Kids



Summer is a great time for kids to pursue a different kind of learning. Economics, for example. For the most part, they don't teach this stuff in school, and when they do, it's usually about the glories of government management.

Economics is not to be...

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Is gaming Digg?

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I was tooling through Digg's front page last night and came across one of those irresistible top ten titles: "10 Sites the Violate Digg's TOS." Oh fun! Click. And...

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Reading and malinvestment

EducationTaxes and SpendingInterventionism


Ludwig von Mises warned of the unintended consequences that result from government interventions. In line with his warnings is the misallocation resulting from malinvestment by government in activities that are not the best...

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Schoolhouse Rock: Pirates and Emperors (Or, Size Does Matter)

EducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

Here's a fantastic video dramatizing the fact that pirates and emperors are really the same thing.

Here's a direct link to the video on YouTube.

Find out more here Hat...

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Germany: Still National Socialists

Big GovernmentEducationThe Police StateInterventionism


In Germany, 3 families face fines, frozen accounts for homeschooling their children

A German family has been subject to threats from the National Socialist government of Germany, because they're trying to homeschool their children....

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A Suit of Conservative Principles

EducationPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory


Life without international trade: using local labor and materials only, a suit takes 500 man-hours to produce. And it's not exactly high-quality. But what a great teaching project by Kelly Cobb of Drexel University.

Here's the story from...

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Human Action in Niger

EducationThe EnvironmentMedia and Culture


As detailed here, no expensive and ill-used, Western aid, no high tech inputs, no government planning, no Malthusian doom — just a simple tale of human ingenuity, incentivised...

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A new national ranking

EducationTaxes and SpendingProduction Theory


Living near the home of a major state university, national collegiate rankings are a real source of pride. There are the typical sports rankings that make the headlines; those for football and basketball in particular. But lately, The Columbus Dispatch has...

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The business of universal preschool

Big GovernmentEducationTaxes and Spending


District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty, who took office on January 2, vows to run the nation's capital "like a business." At the same time, his top priority is a takeover of the city's school system, replacing the elected board of education and its superintendent with a...

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EducationMedia and CultureMoney and Banks


Since economics and college athletics go together these days like post-dated stock options and 3-6 months in a minimum security prison, you ought to know about Mal Moore. Probably a fine man but tragically misplaced, economically speaking — as Athletic Director of the University of Alabama...

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