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Major League Baseball Punishes Georgians for the Acts of a Handful of Politicians

U.S. History

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Major League Baseball's boycott of Georgia only makes any sense at all if we conflate every single Georgia resident with the regime itself. But in the real world the claim that "we are the government" has always been nonsense.
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The Tyranny of the "Enlightened" Experts

Health

04/10/2021Mises Media
Of course, scientists were never supposed to run our society. The technocrat class cannot possess all of the knowledge necessary to effectively run the lives of 330 million Americans. But that will not stop them from trying.
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The "Mind Viruses" Creating Social Justice Warriors

Book Reviews

04/10/2021Mises Media
The mental viruses Saad has in mind are to a large extent those that deny that human beings have a biological nature: “Many idea pathogens share one common thread, a deep desire to liberate people from the shackles of reality.”
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Big Debt Plus Rising Interest Rates = Big Danger

Money and Banking

04/09/2021Mises Media
"Because there's so much debt today relative to 10, 15 years ago, a small debt, a small move in yields, 50 basis points in yields today is equivalent to 2% 15 years ago."
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UBI and the Road to Serfdom

PhilosophyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

04/09/2021Mises Media
Not only could the state use the UBI as an instrument of social control; we have every reason to think those in charge of the state would exercise their power for bad motives.
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Extending AnCap Analysis for Vaccine Passports, Court Rulings, and Desegregation

Decentralization and SecessionFree MarketsMedia and CultureProperty RightsValue and Exchange

04/08/2021Mises Media
Using a recent Dave Smith interview of Michael Malice as a springboard, Bob elaborates his understanding of anarcho-capitalist principles to the thorny issues of vaccine passports, court rulings, and desegregation of the Old South.
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Progressivism's Failures: From Minimum Wages to the Welfare State

Poverty

04/08/2021Mises Media
The empirical evidence shows that neither minimum wages or welfare reduce poverty. In fact, minimum wages tend to increase the cost of living while poverty rates have gone nowhere since the Great Society was introduced.
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The Property-Based Social Order Is Being Destroyed by Central Banks

U.S. History

04/08/2021Mises Media
Private property is an institution central to civilization and beneficial human interaction. When central banks distort this institution with easy money, the social effects can be disastrous.
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Clarifying the Economic Framework for Both Camps in the Bitcoin Debate

BitcoinMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

04/07/2021Mises Media
On the one hand, the “no intrinsic value” skeptics are ignoring how Austrians deal with gold, while on the other hand, the “HODL forever” enthusiasts would never allow Bitcoin to become a money.
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Why Beijing Wants a Digital Yuan

World History

04/07/2021Mises Media
The Chinese regime hopes it can use a digital yuan to challenge the supremacy of the US dollar. That brings a host of geopolitical advantages, as well.
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