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Jose Canseco of the Worcester Tornadoes

Even José Canseco Thinks Negative Interest Rates Are "Dumb"

BlogFebruary 5, 2016

Former baseball player José Canseco is no fan.

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Mises on the War on Cash

BlogFebruary 5, 2016

Mises knew the war on cash is part of the larger scheme through which governments cover their tracks in terms of monetary policy and prop up the banking system.

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The Truth About Politics

Mises Daily Friday: The Truth About Politics

BlogFebruary 5, 2016

Politics operates according to principles that would horrify us if we observed them in our private lives, and would get us arrested if we lived by them. The state can steal and call it taxation, kill and call it war.

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Bob Murphy at the Houston Mises Circle

Why the Fed's Magic Trick Won't Work

BlogFebruary 4, 2016

Watch Bob Murphy's talk from last weekend's Mises Circle in Houston.

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More Thoughts on Libertarian Populism

BlogFebruary 4, 2016

Libertarians should celebrate the death of the myth of democratic consensus.

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Cash

A Surprising Opponent of the War on Cash

BlogFebruary 4, 2016

It should come as no surprise that the German government has finally succumbed to the pressure to join the global War on Cash.

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Flint MI. Whistle Blower Says Public Science Broken

BlogFebruary 4, 2016

The Virginia Tech Professor who blew the whistle on lead in the water in Flint, MI thinks "public science" has been broken. Not knowing its been a broken system all along.

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Jeff Deist at the 2016 Houston Mises Circle

Alt-Right vs. Socialist Left: What It Means for Liberty

BlogFebruary 4, 2016

Will the libertarian message get swept under the rug over the next year, as the candidates unleash an orgy of statist rhetoric?

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The Cozy Relationship between the Treasury and the Fed

Mises Daily Thursday: The Cozy Relationship between the Treasury and the Fed

BlogFebruary 4, 2016

Lately, the Fed has been more and more involved in directly funding the Federal government by handing over Fed revenues to the Treasury. In fact, the Fed is handing over enough money to fund the entire food stamp program, and then some.

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Mises: The Case for Reason

BlogFebruary 3, 2016

If man reconsiders freeing himself from the supremacy of reason, he must know what he will have to forsake.

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