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The Philosophy of the Pseudoprogressives

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"As long as pseudophilosophies retain their undeserved prestige, the average intellectual will go on blaming capitalism for all the disastrous effects of anticapitalist schemes and devices."
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Can We See the End of the World from Here? Will We Still Feel Fine?

Blog08/15/2022

Typical discussions about the fate of our planet center around issues like war, climate change, and sovereignty. Peter Zelhan says "the halcyon days of 1980–2015 are over."

Inflation Makes People Poorer (And It's the Government's Fault)

Blog08/15/2022

When inflation hits, we see higher overall prices for everyone. But inflation hits lower-income people the hardest, and they bear the brunt of this tax.

Is Economic Growth Synonymous with Ecological Destruction? The NYT Gets It Wrong (Again)

Blog08/13/2022

The New York Times recently interviewed economist Herman Daly, who insists that economic growth is ecologically destructive. There is much more to the story.

If Mauritius is a Tax H(e)aven, Other African Countries Must be Tax Hells

Blog08/13/2022

Elites are attacking the government of Mauritius for having lower tax rates than other African countries. The real issue is the levels of taxation in other African countries.

Spotlight on Keynesian Economics

08/13/2022Mises Daily Articles

"All of Keynesian thinking is a tissue of distortions, fallacies, and drastically unrealistic assumptions."

Why Federal Agencies Go Rogue

08/12/2022Mises Media

Economists and political scientists, from Mises to Robert Higgs to James Burnham to public choice scholars, explain why mission creep and abuse by state agencies is the rule rather than the exception. 

Who Is Most Responsible for the Ongoing War in Ukraine?

Blog08/12/2022

While most people tend to see the Ukraine-Russia war as a current phenomenon, it is the continuation of what happened in Europe more than a century ago.

Patents and Progress

08/12/2022Friday Philosophy

Patents lack a basis in natural rights; to the contrary, they may be a patent absurdity

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