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Own Your Debt

by Robert P. Murphy [The article was originally published in the July 2014 Edition of the Lara-Murphy Report] There are various ways of motivating the philosophy of Nelson Nash that he lays out in his classic book, Becoming Your Own […]

Seven Reasons to Make Time to Read

by Chad Grills “Books are the training weights of the mind” –Seneca The most useful definition of technology I’ve heard is simply, “the ability to do more with less.” I think of books and reading as technologies. We only live […]

The Broken Window

by Frederic Bastiat Have you ever witnessed the anger of the good shopkeeper, James B., when his careless son happened to break a square of glass? If you have been present at such a scene, you will most assuredly bear […]

Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

by Scott Powell On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring […]

The Goal of Socialists Is Socialism —Not Prosperity

by William L. Anderson About 40 years ago, economist Bruce Yandle went to Washington to work for the Council on Wage and Price Stability, ready to apply his knowledge of economics and educate his fellow workers. After all, he reminisces, […]

Break Up the USA

Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. Some of our assumptions are so deeply embedded that we cannot perceive them ourselves. Case in point: everyone takes for granted that it’s normal for a country of 320 million to be dictated to by a […]

Abolish the One-Man Presidency

by Ryan McMaken Last month, when President Trump issued his executive order banning refugees and visa holders from seven countries, the acting Attorney General Sally Yates refused to enforce the orders. In response, conservatives at National Review issued an unsigned […]


By Leonard E. Read n Heav’n’s disposing pow’r events unite, Nor aught can happen wrong to him who acts aright. -HENRY BROOKE The appropriate method for advancing the freedom way of life is, unquestionably, to live and explain the right […]

Why the NNI?

Carlos Lara and Robert P. Murphy At the February 2013 IBC Think Tank, the Infinite Banking Institute was launched. It was not a brand new entity, but instead it marked a more formalized structure through which Nelson Nash’s Infinite Banking […]