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Many Tribal Hunting and Foraging Grounds Were Private Property

25 days ago

In the Rothbardian-Hoppean school of libertarianism, all legal disputes come down to property rights and contractual obligations. Therefore, there is much discussion about originary property rights (stemming from homesteading unowned land) and about who has rights to places that people claim to have been displaced from long ago when those areas have been inhabited by …

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Beer: A Short and Bitter History of Regulation

August 28, 2021

Some think that beer’s history of regulation begins with hops, but beer has been hemmed in by government red tape for much longer. Original Article: “Beer: A Short and Bitter History of Regulation” This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.

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Beer: A Short and Bitter History of Regulation

August 21, 2021

“Brewed according to the German Purity Law,” a Hobräu München hefeweizen bottle proudly declares. This brewery is not alone. Other German and even American brewers brag about how their beer adheres to the 1516 Bavarian Reinheitsgebot, which originally limited beer’s ingredients to water, barley, and hops. The pride in this law is strange—in 2013 the …

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Private Investment Is the Answer to Declining Postindustrial Towns

August 16, 2021

Many people want the state to take the lead in revitalizing run-down towns. How does this make sense, when it is private industry that conceived these towns in the first place? Original Article: “Private Investment Is the Answer to Declining Postindustrial Towns” This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael …

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Private Investment Is the Answer to Declining Postindustrial Towns

July 29, 2021

My town, Tallassee, Alabama, is an old mill town. It straddles the Tallapoosa River, which is dammed at that point by the Thurlow Dam to generate electricity. On both sides of the river are the ruins of a massive complex of textile mills which employed a significant portion of the town’s population until 2005. In …

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Protectionism Is Not the Answer to the Canadian Fur Trade’s Problems

January 29, 2020

The North American fur trade began in the seventeenth century, and though many think of it as history, it continues to this day, contributing almost $1 billion to Canada’s economy. Although there is global demand for fur—the US, China, and Hong Kong are the largest markets for Canadian fur—the industry is in decline. Prices have …

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Markets Provide Guns Despite Government Restrictions

January 28, 2020

For the first time in nearly two decades, Democrats have taken control of Virginia state politics by a slim margin: the party took 21 senate seats and 53 house seats, while the Republicans netted 19 and 43, respectively. Virginia has a population of roughly 8 million, and just over 5.5 million of them are registered …

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