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Marijuana Drug Prohibition

Death to Prohibition

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The repeated failure of prohibition may be just the catalyst that Austrian economics needs to gain traction with the American public.

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Luck and Taxes

Blog01/17/2020

Some argue that someone’s superior talent or success is itself the result of mere luck. That claim, and its relevance as a justification for redistribution, has generated much controversy.

The Bank of England's Governor Fears a Liquidity Trap

Blog01/17/2020

The demand for goods is not constrained by the amount of money, but by the production of goods and services available to trade for money.

Working around Leviathan

01/16/2020Mises Daily Articles

It's a paradox: never before has a government in human history assumed unto itself the power to regulate the minutiae of daily life as much as this one.  At the same time the United States is overall the wealthiest society in the history of the world.

A Limited-Government Republic versus a National-Security State

Blog01/16/2020

What is a national-security state? It is a totalitarian-like governmental structure that consists of an enormous military-intelligence establishment with extraordinary powers, such as indefinite detention, torture, secret surveillance, and even assassination of both citizens and foreigners.

What Will It Take to Get the Public to Embrace Sound Money?

Blog01/16/2020

If the small sample size of monetary history is any guide, the combination of asset market crashes and high goods inflation empowers sound money forces in the political arena. At the moment, neither of those factors are in play.

The World Looks to Abandon the Dollar as US Sanctions Tighten Their Grip

Blog01/15/2020

The US's enthusiasm for sanctions means Europe is learning the price of doing business with the United States and with the dollar.  They're now developing new ways to work around the the US-dominated financial system.

Liberalism and Peace

01/15/2020Audio/Video

From Jefferson to Madison, and on to Bastiat, Molinari, and Spencer, the "classical" liberals routinely denounced war as the enemy of freedom, prudence, and natural rights.

An Austrian Frame of Mind

Blog01/15/2020

The Marginal Revolutionaries: How Austrian Economists Fought the War of Ideas is a lively history of the astonishing influence prewar Viennese intellectuals had on the greater world, and continue to have in areas far beyond economics.

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