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Socialism and the Battle of Ideas

BlogFebruary 10, 2016

Only ideas can overcome ideas and it is only the ideas of Capitalism and of [Classical] Liberalism that can overcome Socialism. Only by a battle of ideas can a decision be reached.

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3 New Books by Hunter Lewis Available Free on mises.org

BlogFebruary 10, 2016

Thanks to Hunter Lewis, the Mises Institute can now offer three new books free and online at mises.org:

Where Keynes Went Wrong

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The Bernie Sanders Reader

BlogFebruary 10, 2016

With Bernie Sander's large victory over Hillary Clinton, he's signaled he'll be a headache for Clinton and the party elites, for a while, even if he ultimately fails to get the nomination. We'll know after Super Tuesday, in less than a month, if he has the ability to win a big...

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Ron Paul

Mises Daily Wednesday: Why I Have Hope

BlogFebruary 10, 2016

Thanks to our bankrupt economic policies, faith in our regime will soon be shaken whether we like it or not. Fortunately, we don't need a majority to make some changes for the better.

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Hayek on CNBC

BlogFebruary 10, 2016

Congressman Jeb Hensarling mentions Hayek's Fatal Conceit regarding the Fed bureaucracy's ability to manage money and interest rates. 

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"Gridlock" in DC Does Little to Stymie Government Spending

BlogFebruary 9, 2016

It's long been common knowledge among advocates for limited government that the best thing to hope for is "gridlock" in DC where one party controls the White House and the other party controls the Congress.

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If You Want Bigger Government, Vote Republican

BlogFebruary 9, 2016

One of the nice things about Bernie Sanders is that he seems to be honestly saying flat-out that he plans to massively increase the size of government.

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Peyton Saves the Super Bowl Indicator?

BlogFebruary 9, 2016

Peyton Manning Just Save the Super Bowl Indicator?

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2016’s Economy Begins with a Whimper

Mises Daily Tuesday: 2016's Economy Begins with a Whimper

BlogFebruary 9, 2016

Global markets are showing they can't handle even a tiny bit of tightening by the Federal Reserve, and other central banks are doubling down on rock-bottom interest rates. After six years of "recovery" can we ever abandon endless easy money?

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The Central Planning Mindset Has Won

BlogFebruary 8, 2016

Central banks and monetary policy are keeping old Soviet dreams of central planning alive. 

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