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The Money Myths Behind the Creation of the Federal Reserve

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog10 hours ago

Roger Lowenstein's new book on the Federal Reserve relies on some well-worn myths about the monetary history of the United States.

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Inequality Doesn't Create Poverty

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog21 hours ago

When egalitarians like Oxfam say some people are "worse off," they really mean those people are getting rich more slowly than some others.

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The Fortunes of Liberalism, in China and around the World

Blog21 hours ago

Peter Klein is interviewed by Tyler Xiong at Jifeng Bookstore about the forthcoming Chinese edition of Hayek's The Fortunes of Liberalism.

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Oxfam's Hypocrisy on Private Wealth

The EntrepreneurWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

By Oxfam's methods, anyone with a few bucks in the bank is causing poverty for the bottom 10%. Oxfam, of course, has much more than a few bucks.

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The Antidote to Marxist Literary Criticism

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog01/17/2017

In a new book Literature and Liberty, Allen Mendenhall brings a fresh eye to literary criticism — a discipline long marred by doctrinaire Marxism.

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Ludwig von Mises as a Social Rationalist

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog01/17/2017

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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