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When High Taxes Lead to Revolution

Sun-Tzu believed that societies are in deep trouble when wars and other government efforts exhaust the wealth of those who pay the bills. But the lack of revolutions, even in highly-taxed societies points to the possibility that many are willing to tolerate rather high taxation rates.


Understanding Argentina’s Coming Default

The Argentine government has a habit of spending without restraint and then trying to cheat its creditors. But this time, it's run into a problem.


Mises Economics Blog

John P. Cochran: The Fed at One Hundred: A Critical View on the Federal Reserve System
Some great contributors. This might even be worth the high price: Including contributions from David Howden, Guido Hulsmann, Thomas DiLorenzo, Thomas Woods, Robert Murphy, Shawn Ritenour, Jeffrey Herbener, Mark Thornton, William Bar ... More »

Mises Updates: Video with Timothy Terrell: Issues in the Economics of Medical Care
Archived from the live broadcast, this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 25 July 2014. ... More »

Mises Updates: Video: Tom DiLorenzo Discusses Anti-Market Mythology
Archived from the live broadcast, this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 25 July 2014. ... More »

Ryan McMaken: When High Taxes Lead to Revolution
Mises Daily Thursday by Peter St. Onge: Sun-Tzu believed that societies are in deep trouble when wars and other government efforts exhaust the wealth of those who pay the bills. But the lack of revolutions, even in highly-taxed societies points to ... 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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