Birthday of a Bloodbath

SocialismWorld History

Blog29 min ago
As communism marks its centennial, we should remember it for what it did best: death.

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Gabriel Calzada on Free-Market Education in Latin America

EducationStrategy

2 hours agoAudio/Video
Jeff Deist and Gabriel Calzada discuss what entrepreneurial education grounded in free-market economics can look like.

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Just in Time for the Holidays, Reckless States Are Coming for Your Online Purchases

Taxes and Spending

Blog5 hours ago
Most states that clamor for taxing online purchases are characterized by their already byzantine tax systems and unsustainable spending programs.

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The Market for Literary Products

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and Culture

11/23/2017Mises Daily Articles
Capitalism is essentially a system of mass production for the satisfaction of the needs of the masses. Literature is just one example.

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The Digital Revolution Has Empowered Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/23/2017
All the hype cannot hide the fact that this digital revolution has not delivered the increase in prosperity of previous technological revolutions.

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Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Domestic Life

U.S. History

Blog11/23/2017
For 150 years, Thanksgiving has been primarily an apolitical holiday that's really about family fun and eating a huge meal.

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Gold versus Fractional Reserves

Booms and BustsThe FedGold StandardMonetary Theory

11/22/2017Mises Daily Articles
A dual currency system could eventually permit a smooth transition back to a sound gold currency.

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How to Beam Factories to Mars

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/22/2017
Would the option of trading with Earth matter to the Martians? Of course it would — in spite of what Paul Krugman thinks.

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