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How Much Longer Can the U.S. Economy Bear the Burdens?

BlogJanuary 30, 2015

Ordinary people, and sometimes experts as well, tend to overreact to short-term economic changes. The current economic malaise in the United States and Europe has brought forth a bevy of commentators convinced that this time the economy has taken a permanent turn for the worse. Never again, they...

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VIDEO: Tom Woods on Secession: The Reasonable Option Everyone Resists

BlogJanuary 30, 2015

Recorded at "Breaking Away: The Case for Secession"—the Mises Circle in Houston, Texas, on 24 January 2015....

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Cash

Investing in Cash: The First Step toward 100 Percent-Reserve Banking

BlogJanuary 30, 2015
A new survey by American Express reveals that 29 percent of Americans keep at least some of their "savings" in cash.

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Regulatory State

Controlling the Regulatory State

BlogJanuary 30, 2015

Government regulations are a major component of big government, and the regulatory state often leads to more oppressive and more corrupt government than big spending.

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Austrian Economics Research Conference

Last Call for AERC Papers

BlogJanuary 29, 2015

Submit your proposal to papers@mises.org by January 30, 2015.

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Mercantilism: Unvanquished Foe of Liberty

BlogJanuary 28, 2015

In a comment on my interview in the Free Market that ran on the 27th as a Mises Daily asked if there was a video anywhere of my introductory lecture mentioned in the interview.

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Photos from the Houston Mises Circle

BlogJanuary 28, 2015

Here are some first photos from Saturday's event....

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European Central Bankers: Print the Money!

BlogJanuary 26, 2015

The European Central Bank has announced its intention to create out of thin air over one trillion new Euros from March 2015 to September 2016. The rationale, the monetary central planners say, is to prevent price deflation and “stimulate” the European economy into prosperity....

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Back to Cash!

BlogJanuary 26, 2015

Bloomberg reports that the yield on more than $4 trilllion of sovereign debt has turned negative.  Investors are now paying the Swiss government to borrow...

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