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Tax Cuts Without Spending Cuts Are Pointless

BlogFebruary 11, 2016

As this election cycle has demonstrated yet again, Democrats are not shy about calling for tax increases. In every election cycle they call for more taxes, whether through corporate taxes (to tax "the rich") or through increases to the income tax via Obamacare "penalties....

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Mises on Syndicalism

BlogFebruary 11, 2016

Syndicalism has never been anything else than the ideal of plundering hordes.

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Did the NY Fed Plagiarize Rothbard?

BlogFebruary 11, 2016

Rothbard's book is considered the standard on the subject of the 1819 crisis, yet the NY Fed authors seem reluctant to speak his name.

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Laura Hillier, RIP

BlogFebruary 11, 2016

On January 20, 2016, 18-year old Laura Hillier slipped away surrounded by her family while waiting for a stem cell transplant to treat...

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Will Monetary Policy Ever Return to Normal?

BlogFebruary 11, 2016

Now that major central banks such as the ...

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Janet Yellen Strikes Downbeat Tone on Economy, Claims Fed Won't Go Negative

BlogFebruary 10, 2016

Even the Fed, which has for years been describing the economy as "expanding at a moderate pace," and which a few months back was saying it was "hawkish," has, through Janet Yellen's testimony today, been forced to admit that a rate cut may again be on the horizon.

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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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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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