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Willmoore Kendall on Mill and Free Speech

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Kendall, a leading twentieth-century conservative, admired Rousseau and thought it was a good thing that Rousseau's "general will" of the people suppresses freedom of opinion.

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Riots Only Help Fuel Urban Impoverishment

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Riots (unlike peaceful protests) are economically disastrous for inner cities. They also tend to create blowback against the people the riots claim to be defending.

Judy Shelton Won't Toe the Fed's Party Line. So She Can't Get the Votes for Confirmation.

09/17/2020Power & Market

Judy Shelton dissents from the orthodox dogma on central banks. So Fed allies have come out in full force against her.

The Fed Is Planning Another Ultralong Period of Ultralow Rates

Blog09/17/2020

The Fed plans to keep interest rates near zero, while monetizing debt, financing zombie companies, and pouring new dollars into the market. But that may not be enough.

Inflation as a Tool of the Radical Left

Blog09/17/2020

It becomes clear that ramping up inflation is a tool for those who wish to overthrow the existing economic and social order—to get rid of what little is left of the free market system.

Federal Judge: Pennsylvania's Stay-at-Home Order Is an Assault on Human Rights

Blog09/17/2020

Judge Stickman is right that the Pennsylvania lockdown cannot be defended by anyone who takes human rights seriously. 

The Problem with "Predictive" Theories of Economics

Blog09/17/2020

There is almost never clear evidence that a theory's predictions are false. You can always adjust something in the theory to make it come out true, and that is what all too many economists do.

Joey Rothbard

Blog09/17/2020

Today would have been the ninety-second birthday of JoAnn Rothbard.

The Economics of Destutt de Tracy

09/16/2020Mises Daily Articles

Tracy's deductive methodology, his liberal approach to governmental affairs, and his subjectivism qualify him as a proto-Austrian economist who enjoyed considerable influence not only in France but also around the world.

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