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Fossil Fuels Enable Us to Better Fight Fires and Other Environmental Disasters

Blog6 hours ago

The latest round of wildfires in Canada has brought out the usual statist demands that we ban fossil fuels, but in the real world fossil fuels protect people from climate-related disasters.

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David French Gets to Sit with the Cool Kids at the NYT Lunch Table

Blog6 hours ago

New York Times columnist David French likes to think of himself as an honest broker. In reality, his "Never Trump" mentality leads him to overlook government lawbreaking.

Commodity Prices Debunk the "Blame Ukraine" Excuse for Inflation

Blog7 hours ago

Inflationists will blame inflation on anything and everything except the only thing that makes all prices, which are measured in monetary units, rise at the same: Money supply growth rising faster than real economic output.

Secession Means More Choices, More Freedom, Less Monopoly Power


Once states can extend their monopolies over vast expanses of land and cultural regions, states are more easily able to increase their taxation and regulatory power without danger of losing significant amounts of tax revenue due to migration.

You Can’t Depend on the State to Maintain Public Order


Crime is increasing in American cities, but don't count on police to protect you. The Defund the Police movement has less to do with that than most people think.

Rothbard on Utilitarianism


Modern mainstream neoclassical economics is constructed on utilitarianism. Murray Rothbard challenged that worldview on many fronts.

Do Sticky Prices Make the Market Get Stuck?

06/09/2023Mises Media

Can prices be "wrong" (i.e. in disequilibrium) if they are "sticky?" Jonathan Newman joins Bob to discuss. 

It’s Raining Entrepreneurship at a Taylor Swift Concert


While rain at an outdoor concert is a nuisance for most attendees, a few entrepreneurs saw not "pennies from heaven," but dollars.

A Great Man Cannot Salvage a Bad Idea


Einstein might have been one of history's most brilliant men, but even his great mind could not have made socialism work. Unfortunately, he wasn't smart enough to see that.



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