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Pawn Stars and the Beauty of Capitalism

September 7, 2013

The History Channel’s “reality” television show Pawn Stars not only reveals interesting facts about eclectic household items, it also demonstrates the value of pawnshops, how this business works, and, in so doing, the nature of trade in general. The pawnshop owners and their customers negotiate deals that, in every instance,. . . Continue »