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Ludwig von Mises as a Social Rationalist

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog36 min ago

Joseph Salerno's essay "Ludwig von Mises as a Social Rationalist," is now available in a new easier-to-read version.

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How Bad Entrepreneurial Judgment Killed Half-Life 3

The EntrepreneurMedia and Culture

Blog1 hour ago

A lack of entrepreneurial and managerial direction prevented Valve from coordinating enough to focus on developing a new Half-Life.

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The Dangers of a "Universal Basic Income"

InterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog14 hours ago

A "universal basic income" serves to make workers and entrepreneurs less likely to produce goods and services the consumers need most.

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In a Free Market, No Profit is "Excessive"

The EntrepreneurPrices

Blog22 hours ago

Profit is a product of the mind, of success in anticipating the future state of the market. It is a spiritual and intellectual phenomenon.

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Will Trump Continue the Bush-Obama Legacy?

The FedTaxes and Spending

Blog01/16/2017

The only way to avoid fiscal crises is to stop increasing spending and instead begin reducing spending on all aspects of the welfare-warfare state.

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Why Fractional-Reserve Banking Would Be Limited in an Unhampered Market

Money and Banking

Blog01/15/2017

In a free market economy, banks would actually have to clear their checks and this would be a deterrent to creating money out of "air."

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