The Fallacies of German Socialism in War and Peace

SocialismWorld History

Blog9 hours ago

General misunderstanding of the economic consequences of wartime central planning was instrumental in the accelerated spread of full socialism.

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Trump, Tariffs, and Economic Honor: The Trade War as a Form of Retributive Violence

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog08/21/2018

Much of Donald Trump's political rhetoric appears to be premised on "honor ideology" which places reputation and respect from others above all else, even at the cost of self-harm.

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Protectionism Abroad and Socialism at Home

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog08/21/2018

Both at home and abroad, the government causes the problems it says we need more government to solve.

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Paul Krugman Learns the Wrong Lesson from Denmark

Big GovernmentSocialismOther Schools of Thought

Blog08/21/2018

Paul Krugman is right to praise Denmark, but he likes the one thing that they’re doing wrong and overlooks all the things they get right.

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Liberty Defined

Political Theory

08/20/2018Mises Wire
Liberty means to exercise human rights in any manner a person chooses so long as it does not interfere with the exercise of the rights of others.
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War Abroad, War at Home

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog08/20/2018

Why do seemingly endless military conflicts persist, despite lacking any constituency beyond the DC beltway?

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The Philanthropic Ogre

Protectionism and Free Trade

Octavio Paz, defined government as "the philanthropic ogre," a creature that seemingly wishes to help the unfortunate, but at the same time devours more and more of the nation’s prosperity.

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Who Is Frank Fetter?

History of the Austrian School of Economics

08/20/2018Audio/Video
Jeffrey Herbener discusses the significant contributions of Frank Fetter on the implications of the marginalist revolution
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