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Unmask America

Blog5 hours ago

It is time to get back to normal life, and that starts with visible human faces.


Stop Trying to Turn Economics into a Branch of Psychology

Blog8 hours ago

It seems the primary work of behavior economics is to "prove" that people are "irrational." Their solution to this irrationalism? More government power and planning.

Can You Say Marginal Rate of Substitution?

01/20/2022Mises Daily Articles

Trade-offs are made necessary by scarcity. Individuals must choose between the alternatives forced upon them by reality. A refusal to acknowledge this leads to big problems.  

Down with Legal Tender

01/19/2022Mises Daily Articles

Legal tender laws create special privileges for government money. That kills true currency competition and favors the state's monopoly power.

The Municipal Convention Center Racket Is Alive and Well


In Las Vegas, the city's convention center authority has found new ways to blow money on shiny objects like Elon Musk's death-trap tunnels and NFL events.

The Louisiana Purchase and the Corruption of the Jeffersonians

01/19/2022Mises Media

Patrick and Tho look at how dreams of conquest in Canada, Spanish Florida, Mexico, and beyond have had tragic consequences for Americans' liberty.

Germany's New Green Stimulus Plan Won't Save Their Economy


Germany's government is pushing a new plan for massive spending on a "Climate Fund." This is justified with the usual Keynesian myths about the benefits of government spending.

Why They Want to Keep the "Health Emergency" Going Forever


When the Democratic Colorado governor slightly scaled back covid mandates, he met furious opposition from the Left. Expect these people to push mandates forever. 

Why Moderates Attack Radicals

Who do the moderates fear most? Not the state and its countless atrocities and injustices. No, they mostly fear the radicals.



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