Economic Warfare

Free Markets

04/25/2018Mises Daily Articles
Pundits use the language of war and strife to depict economic relationships, but economics addresses mutual benefit, or positive-sum games.

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The Myths Behind "Equal Pay Day"

Bureaucracy and RegulationValue and Exchange

Blog04/25/2018

If the "pay gap" narrative were true, "greedy" employers would hire more women to get the same work done at lower wages.

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South Carolina Stands Alone

U.S. History

04/25/2018Audio/Video
For almost a month, South Carolina was the only state to have formally seceded from the Union.

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How Neocons Destroyed a Chance for Peace with Iran After 9/11

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/25/2018

As Trump considers ending the Iran nuclear deal, a look back at how the Bush administration betrayed one of its first allies in the "War on Terror."

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The Woes of Economics

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesOther Schools of Thought

Letting data drive theory is like groping in the dark hoping to find not only a light switch, but the very idea of a light switch as well. 

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Salvation through Squandering?

Taxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog04/24/2018

We are told that if further signs of recession develop the government must spend more to keep the boom whipped up. This is false.

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Leland Yeager, R.I.P.

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog04/24/2018

I am sorry to report that Leland Yeager passed away on April 23, at the venerable age of 93. 

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How a Free-Trade Zone Made America Great

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog04/24/2018

The lack of trade barriers between US states offers lessons for US trade relations with other countries.

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