Mises Wire

Did Debt Exist Before Money? It Doesn't Matter

Monetary Theory

We should rewrite our textbook accounts to include the possibility of credit preceding a common medium of exchange and call it inter-temporal barter.

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Are Advertising "Bribes" Unethical?

Media and CulturePolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog4 hours ago

If the FTC really cared about the harmful effects of hidden sponsorships and fraudulent goods, it would spend all its time investigating government.

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Our Monetary System Favors the Rich and Hurts the Poor

Business CyclesMonetary Theory

Blog15 hours ago

Our monetary system encourages debt and punishes saving. It also benefits those who already have money at the expense of those who do not.

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The Week in Review: July 23, 2016

Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurMedia and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog07/22/2016

As expected, this week's political convention failed to offer any real solutions to the problems we face.

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Robert Higgs: The State is too Dangerous to Tolerate

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign Policy

07/22/2016Audio/Video
Robert Higgs demolishes many of the popular misconceptions about — and justifications for — the state.

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