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Ep. 71 Mark Thornton on How Government Propped Up Slavery in the American South

Economic historian Mark Thornton has published several peer-reviewed articles on the economics of slavery in the American South. In this episode, he and Bob discuss the various ways in which government intervention propped up slavery and masked its inefficiency.
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About the author, Robert

Christian and economist, Research Assistant Professor with the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech, Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute, and co-host with Tom Woods of the podcast "Contra Krugman."

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