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Hollywood and the State: A Longtime Partnership

Hollywood has a long history of joining forces with the US government. In recent decades a complex system of subsidies and direct assistance from various government agencies in the making of movies has helped bring the state and the entertainment industry even closer together.


When High Taxes Lead to Revolution

The lack of revolutions, even in highly-taxed societies points to the possibility that many are willing to tolerate rather high taxation rates.


Mises Economics Blog

Mark Thornton: Ron Paul Poll: Economics, Not Political
The Haven has posted the following poll question: What do you think? Is Ron Paul right to think that a crash will be forthcoming? Or will the stock market continue to plow ahead as it has done since 2009? If Ron Paul Is Right, Then It’s On ... More »

Jeff Deist: Politicking Think Tanks vs. the Mises Institute
The execrable Washington Post discusses how DC think tanks have become increasingly activist in the political sense, and (thereby) increasingly self-serving: Most think tanks were once idea factories. They sponsored research from which policy p ... More »

Ryan McMaken: Protectionism, the Freedom to Contract, and Immigration "Reform"
Congressman Kerry Bentivolio of Michigan has declared that he doesn't want an award from the US Chamber of Commerce, which he says isn't really devoted to free enterprise.  So far, so good. The US Chamber of Commerce is indeed anything b ... More »

Mises Updates: Video: David Gordon Examines Theory and History
Archived from the live broadcast, this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 26 July 2014. ... More »

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The Law

How is it that the law enforcer itself does not have to keep the law? How is it that the law permits the state to lawfully engage in actions which, if undertaken by individuals, would land them in j... More »

Principles of Economics - Pocket Edition

This edition is absolutely gorgeous - handy, economical, and beautifully printed. We've never had an edition of this core work that is so nicely done. In the beginning, there was Menger. It was t... More »

Mystery of Banking, The

Readers of The Mystery of Banking will find that money and banking are, contrary to what the book’s title might suggest, no longer a mystery to them. Textbooks on money and banking are often... More »

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