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The Collapse of America's Health Care Industry

Mark Thornton explains why Obamacare is simply one more step along the road to health care serfdom. Thornton is a...

Mises U 2012

Hayek and Friedman: Head to Head

This lecture by Roger Garrison was presented at the 2012 Mises University in Auburn, Alabama.

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Paul-Martin Foss on Mises Weekends
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Paul-Martin Foss: From Ron Paul's Office to the Carl Menger Center

Jeff Deist and Paul-Martin Foss discuss we should end the Fed.

Daily article March 28 piggy bank
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Why We Need Deflation and Higher Interest Rates

Once a recession sets in, markets can only repair themselves if prices — including wages — are allowed to...

brazil and empty pockets
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Brazil: Victim of Vulgar Keynesianism

Brazil's government has long been devoted to the idea that more government spending will create more economic...

vintage car
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Progressive Luddites and Gustave de Molinari’s Final Words

The opponents of technological innovation in free markets have been with us for a long time. A century ago, Gustave de...

Egyptian currency
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Middle Eastern Barriers to an Agile Marketplace

The Middle East once enjoyed unprecedented economic prosperity, but thanks to centuries of bureaucratic centralization...

suicide pact
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Judge Napolitano on Self-Ownership and 'National Defense'

Natural rights are fundamentally different from goods and services. Judge Napolitano explains in his new book how the...

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Our Enemy The Fed

Glenn Jacobs explains why understanding the Federal Reserve System is one of the most important tasks facing Americans.