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Understanding Why Government Policies Fail

Blog3 hours ago

Gary Galles has in this outstanding book shown how to apply basic economic principles: he can convey free market principles in a simple and memorable way; and he also has a detailed knowledge of the policies he analyzes.

We've Only Just Begun to See the Benefits of the New Surge in Homeschooling

Blog8 hours ago

For decades, countless parents have been on autopilot when it comes to letting the state manage their child's education. But over the past two years, millions of parents have begun to take control.

The Rise of the Sovereign State

The first myth one has to debunk: that the state is merely a natural and organic outgrowth of political power, as old as the history of mankind or of organized society.

The Bank of Canada's Failed Mission to "Preserve the Value of Money"

Blog11/30/2021

The Bank of Canada's stated mission is "to preserve the value of money by keeping inflation low and stable." Yet, the BOC works to inflate away the value of Canadians' purchasing power every single day.

We're All Talking about Inflation, but Deflation May Also Be on the Way

Blog11/30/2021

When prices fall as a result of rising wealth that's good news. But deflation is also good news when it follows the bursting of a financial bubble caused by money creation.

The Forgotten Man

11/29/2021Mises Daily Articles

He is the man who wants alcoholic liquors for any honest purpose whatsoever, who would use his liberty without abusing it, who would occasion no public question, and trouble nobody at all.

This Professor Hates the Austrian School. But He Clearly Doesn't Know Much about It.

Blog11/29/2021

Larson's principal targets are Friedman and Hayek, but Mises and Rothbard are not spared. For Larson, promarket economists aren't just wrong. They're bad people.

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