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Ever since the Panic of 2008 vindicated the warnings of the Austrian School of economics, and with Ron Paul bringing this venerable school of thought before a national audience, there has been a revival of interest in the oldest continuously existing school of economic thought in the world. When students encounter it, they know this is the real thing. Here at Liberty Classroom, in addition to our courses in U.S. history and Western civilization, we’ve developed a full-blown course in Austrian economics , instantly downloadable so you can learn in your car or on your mobile devices. We also have discussion forums and live Q&A sessions where you can get your questions in Austrian economics answered.
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Fascinating piece in the NYTimes about a new city in India, a new city of 1.5 million people and more or less no city government. Gurgaon was widely regarded as an economic wasteland. In 1979, the state of Haryana created Gurgaon by dividing a longstanding political district on the outskirts of New Delhi.
Myth #1: Unregulated free markets will result in workers being treated poorly You've likely heard this myth during history class. We are told that prior to the government stepping in with worker protection laws, to keep the market in check, evil capitalists abused their workers, making them work up to 16 hours per day, 7 days per week, children included. We are then told that if we deregulated now, these same practices would reoccur. But, what we aren't told is what really stopped these practices and why they would not return with deregulation: technology.
In more than 500 cities and towns in 25 states, silent sentries keep watch over intersections, snapping photos and shooting video of drivers who run red lights. The cameras are on the job in metropolises like Houston and Chicago and in small towns like Selmer, Tenn., population 4,700, where a single camera setup monitors traffic at the intersection of U.S.