The Fraudulent Social Contract of Bad Money Regimes

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Progressives are fond of telling us that we are under a "social contract" with the government, in effect justifying whatever abuses authorities inflict. Putting up with massive inflation is the latest iteration of this so-called contract.


A Cliché of Socialism: Under Public Ownership, We the People Own it!


Proponents of socialism claim that it promotes ownership "by the people." Yet the people that actually control resources and production are not the same people who allegedly are the "rightful owners" in society

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10/03/2022Mises Wire

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It's All about the Benjamins: Why the Dollar Determines US Policies


The US dollar is not the world's "reserve" currency because of responsibility on behalf of the monetary authorities. Instead, the dollar's "strength" wages from the USA's self-appointed role as the world's protector.

How to Do Economics


Sound economic reasoning highlights a major difference between social sciences and the natural sciences. We cannot rely on observation and measurement to gain understanding of social phenomena.

Hazlitt's Lesson Restated: New Jersey's Disastrous Ban on Single-Use Plastic


Virtue-signaling politicians in New Jersey have banned single-use plastic bags, claiming to "help the environment." They need to read Hazlitt's Economics in One Lesson instead.

An Economic Perspective on Accusing Political Opponents of Racism


A winning political strategy, especially among Democrats, is to accuse their political opponents of racism, or at least "closet" racism. Yet simple economic analysis shows such accusations are illogical.

The Front Lines of the Language Wars


Language is at the front lines of the battle over institutions.

False Thought Patterns of the Catastrophists

10/04/2022The Austrian

In his remarkable book, Epstein has changed the terms of the debate about the danger of “global warming” and the alleged need to take drastic action. And, the book is written in plain English.



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