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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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Our Current Illusion of Prosperity

The Fed and Washington politicians tell us how well the economy is doing, but the problems of the last financial crisis...

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How the West Invented Individualism

Throughout most of history, “citizens belonged to the city, body and soul,” writes Larry Siedentop in his...

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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.

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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...

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Why Is the Fed Punishing My Parents?

Thanks to the central bank, those who worked hard and "played by the rules" all their lives now face an uncertain...

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...

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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.