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Elise Amez-Droz: Those Treacherous "Essential" and "Nonessential" Labels

Health

02/17/2021Mises Media
Our guest is Elise Amez-Droz, program manager for the Open Health program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, where she also manages the health policy portfolio.
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The NBA's National Anthem Mandate: Another Political Ploy from Pro Sports

Media and Culture

02/16/2021Mises Media
The controversy over Mark Cuban and the national anthem reminds us the NBA and the NFL have spent the last few decades relying on the national anthem as a cynical ploy. Employing "antiracism" and BLM politics was just the natural next step.
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How Markets Turn Lousy Products into Great Ones

CoordinationThe EntrepreneurValue and Exchange

02/16/2021Mises Media
Centrally planned economies often stick with terrible ideas for many years. But markets can take bad products, learn from them, and turn them into great products that give the public what it wants and needs.
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Per Bylund: Austrian Economics is the Science of Business Success

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

02/16/2021Mises Media
For any size and any type of business, the generation of value requires the establishment, communication, and internalization of value-generation principles, solidly founded and consistently applied.
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How Not to Argue against the Minimum Wage

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

02/15/2021Mises Media
There are plenty of sound reasons to oppose government minimum wage laws, but there is one objection making the rounds that is based on bad economics and should be avoided, and that’s the "businesses will pass on the costs to consumers" objection.
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Why No State Needs Thousands of Nuclear Warheads

War and Foreign Policy

02/15/2021Mises Media
The claim that the US needs an immense and varied nuclear arsenal "does serve one purpose: it keeps military budgets wondrously high."
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Dr. Patrick Newman on Cronyism in America

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

02/12/2021Mises Media
You will never see the American colonies, revolution, Constitution, or great men like Hamilton, Madison, and Jefferson the same way after reading this book. Dr. Patrick Newman joins Jeff Deist for a preview.
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Jeff Deist on the Scapegoating of Florida

DemocracyMedia and Culture

02/12/2021Mises Media
Is the potential domestic travel ban on Florida a punishment for making the D.C. regime look bad? Jeff Deist and David Gornoski discuss this and more on A Neighbor's Choice .
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Jesús Huerta de Soto’s Six Stages of the Austrian Business Cycle: Which Stage Are We in Now?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness Cycles

02/12/2021Mises Media
An unheralded work on the Austrian business cycle that rivals the work of the greats is Jesús Huerta de Soto’s Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles, which outlines a multistate process of boom and bust.
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Understanding Minimum Wage Mandates: Empirical Studies Aren't Enough

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesUnemployment

02/12/2021Mises Media
It is only through the increase in capital goods, i.e., through the enhancement and the expansion of the infrastructure, that labor can become more productive and earn a higher hourly wage.
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