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Why the Covid Shutdowns of Public Schools Are Driving So Many to Homeschooling

EducationLabor and Wages

01/21/2021Mises Media
Students have been denied in-person schooling. At the same time, millions of women—many of whom have children—have been thrown out of work. Suddenly, homeschooling became a much more viable and necessary option.
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Snowden and Assange: There Is Still Time for Trump to Do the Right Thing

EducationLabor and Wages

01/21/2021Mises Media
Will Trump pardon these two genuine heroes? He might yet surprise me, but I doubt it because we can see from the people he has already pardoned that his values are warped and perverted.
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Beware the Troop-Withdrawal Bait and Switch

War and Foreign Policy

01/20/2021Mises Media
Foreign policy apparatchiks are adept at gaslighting the public into believing they’re bringing troops back home when in reality they’re either shifting troops around or just biding their time until a new round of "boots on the ground."
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When It Comes to National Defense, Bigger Isn't Always Better

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

01/19/2021Mises Media
Many observers of international affairs assume that larger, more populous states are necessarily more powerful. But the reality is wealth and economic development are the most critical factors in securing true military power.
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Per Bylund: Silicon Valley Is Bad At Entrepreneurship.

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

01/19/2021Mises Media
Per Bylund and Hunter Hastings discuss the implications of the anti-market behavior of some of the Big Tech companies of Silicon Valley.
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Understanding Inequality Requires Much More Than Calling Everything Racist

Media and CulturePhilosophyPoverty

01/19/2021Mises Media
To offer a semblance of solidarity with the working class, wealthy leftists have substituted identity politics for class conflict, and attempted to recast economic problems as problems of racism or bigotry.
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Inflation Breeds Even More Inflation

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksInterventionism

01/19/2021Mises Media
Mises's firm anti-inflation view—and his recommendation for a return to sound money (that is, free market money)—rested on his awareness of the disastrous consequences of an inflationary policy.
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A World without Political Leaders?

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

01/18/2021Mises Media
Manent insists that if political leaders don’t lead society, we will have a society that isn’t led by political leaders. So what?
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David Andolfatto Defends the Fed

Central BanksThe Fed

01/17/2021Mises Media
Ron Paul used the fall in purchasing power since the founding of the Fed to argue that the central bank had hurt regular Americans. Fed economist David Andolfatto disagrees, but Bob pushes back.
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The Upside of Lockdowns: More Saving

Money and BanksOther Schools of ThoughtProduction Theory

01/17/2021Mises Media
Rothbard: "At the outset of every step forward on the road to a more plentiful existence is saving….Without saving and capital accumulation there could not be any striving toward nonmaterial ends."
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