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Labor Unions Are Anti-Labor

Many Americans, perhaps a substantial majority, still believe that labor unions are fundamental to the well-being of workers. In fact, labor unions work to prevent increases in the productivity of workers, which is ultimately the only way to increase real wages.


Gold, Silver, and the Future of the Dollar

In this interview, Mark Thornton discusses how both gold and silver and can be part of a return to sound money.


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Mises Updates: Video: Robert Higgs Explains How War Leads to Big Government
Archived from the live broadcast, this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 24 July 2014. ... More »

Mises Updates: Video: Tom Woods Explains The Robber Barons and the Progressive Era
Archived from the live broadcast, this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 24 July 2014. ... More »

Mises Updates: Gold, Silver, and the Future of the Dollar
Mises Daily Weekend by Mark Thornton: In this interview, Mark Thornton discusses the future of the US dollar as the world's reserve currency and how both gold and silver and can be part of a return to sound money. ... More »

Mises Updates: Mises Weekends: Soviet Defector Yuri Maltsev on the Loss of Freedom in America
Jeff Deist and Yuri Maltsev discuss not only his defection from the former USSR, but also his defection from the Marxist economic mindset, the crime of reading Hayek, why so many westerners still have a naïve, uninformed, and romantic view o ... More »

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