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A Brief History Of Secession Referenda in Europe

Blog34 sec ago

In many cases, these plebiscites have only provided an option to attach the region in question to a different sovereign state. But in some cases, plebiscites were used in the creation of a entirely new sovereign state. 


With Reverse Repos, The Fed Is Now Trying to Clean up Its Own Mess

Blog3 hours ago

One of the areas of the economy that the Fed recently needed to bail out was money market funds. Most investors consider these funds cash. One wonders why the Fed would be forced to provide liquidity to shore up liquidity.

What They Must Learn Now


Mises University offers students a radical alternative: a week where civilization and truth reassert themselves. In addition to Austrian economics, they receive a grounding in the foundations of a free society, from property and markets to social cooperation to peace.

Why America's Oligarchs Are Moving Left

Blog8 hours ago

Wokeness may now be a public relations strategy—a method of appealing to the moral sensibilities of the upper-middle-class woke American consumer. 

The Ethics of Liberty with Ryan McMaken

06/11/2021Mises Media

Ryan McMaken joins the show to tackle the toughest and most controversial chapters ofThe Ethics of Liberty — abortion, the rights of children, defamation, and all the "what ifs" contained in lifeboat situations.

Bitcoin's El Salvador Option

If Bukele really wants monetary freedom for El Salvador, he should not have presented them with what, effectively, is a government handout for bitcoin hodlers and the companies behind the Strike app and other potential intermediaries.

Is the Subjectivist Theory of Value Ideological?

06/11/2021Friday Philosophy

When the subjective theory was formulated in the 1870s, it suffered from the defect of wrongly thinking that economic calculation could occur without prices. This defect gave socialists help in making their case.

Texas Says It Can Enforce Immigration Restrictions. Texas Is Right


However one may feel about immigrants, both historical experience and an honest reading of the US Constitution makes it clear that the federal government is not, in fact, empowered to enforce immigration.

Much Ado about Nothing in the Art Market


The recent sale of an invisible statue for £13,000 is symptomatic of the thoroughgoing financialization of our economy. Investors have become ever more obsessed with the symbols of economic reality and less concerned with underlying economic facts.



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