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Texas Ended Lockdowns and Mask Mandates. Now Locked-Down States Are Where Covid Is Growing Most

Blog41 min ago

Don’t expect Fauci and his supporters to give up on insisting that New York and Michigan are doing "the right thing"  while Texas and Florida are embracing "human sacrifice" as a part of a "death cult." 

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The Psychological Basis of the Opposition to Economic Theory

41 min agoMises Daily Articles
A reason for ongoing opposition to markets stems from the fact that for many centuries intellectuals, aristocrats, and government officials have believed the ancient doctrine that making money in the marketplace is degrading.

George Floyd and Generalized Justice

1 hour agoPower & Market

Justice is specific, not general. It is individual, not cosmic. 

Polarization in Washington Is Forcing Politicians to Decentralize

Blog3 hours ago

From gun control to abortion, gridlock and polarization in Washington forces policymakers to look to state and local governments as the centers of political reform.

A Jobless Recovery Is Coming to Europe

Blog8 hours ago

The destruction of the free market, competition, and innovation may seem appealing to some now, but the likely outcome of poor employment, negative real wage growth, and stagnation should be a real cause of concern.

Elections in the Bicameral Congress


The fragmentation of power into many small local units is likely to make oppression of minorities more difficult. On the other hand, consolidation of power into a single popularly-elected Congress posed a grave threat to the rights of ordinary Americans. 

Biden's Big Spending Plans Will Not Revive the Economy


Even without deficits or new taxes, Biden's infrastructure spending plan will only create more malinvestment and inflict further damage on an already weakened economy. 

The Sword of Damocles Hangs over Every Property Owner


In his new book, The Great Fiction, Hans-Hermann Hoppe discusses how every property owner now faces the threat of his property being turned into "fiat property" at the whim of the state, at any time. 

The Enemy Is Always the State

04/19/2021Mises Daily Articles

One day, the Institute publishes an article criticizing Republicans. The Left cheers, but the Rights denounces us. The next day we criticize Democrats and the Right cheers while the Left is enraged. Yet our position is always consistently against the state. 



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