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No, We Don't Need a New New Deal

U.S. History

01/10/2021Mises Media
There are few sacred cows in American politics more revered than the New Deal. Yet the New Deal did nothing to end the Depression and it still negatively impacts our economy today. Now we're being told the United States needs a new New Deal.
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New Perspectives on the Evils of War

Book ReviewsWar and Foreign Policy

12/24/2020Mises Media
MacMillan's book provides many insights into the true vileness of war, although she strays into some dangerous areas when she accepts the faulty economic notion that wars bring economic benefits through government spending.
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No Privacy, No Property: The World in 2030 According to the WEF

The EnvironmentPoverty

12/12/2020Mises Media
The World Economic Forum and its related institutions in combination with a handful of governments and a few high-tech companies want to lead the world into a new era without property or privacy.
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No, the American Republic Was Not Founded on Slavery

U.S. HistoryWorld History

10/29/2020Mises Media
The fact that some Americans supported slavery in the eighteenth century is not at all remarkable. Most of the world agreed with them. What is remarkable is that many of them sought to abolish slavery in the new republic.
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No, the Stock Market Isn't a "Leading Indicator" of Economic Prosperity

10/20/2020Mises Media
In an unhampered economy, stock prices would reflect the availability of savings for investment and capital. But in an inflationary economy, rising stock prices suggest something very different.
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No, We Don't Need a Government Post Office

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic Freedom

09/05/2020Mises Media
Leonard Read has explained how so many Americans arrived at the clearly false notion that a government post office is necessary.
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New Unemployment Increased to 1.4 Million Last Week as Recovery Falters

U.S. Economy

07/29/2020Mises Media
The rising unemployment comes partly as a result of state governments forcing the closures of some businesses, or restricting operations, in the name of mandatory social distancing.
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New Opportunities for Marxists: Climate Change and Coronavirus

CapitalismProgressivismSocialism

07/24/2020Mises Media
Every economic system is a mixture of market action and state control. The Marxist strategy is to blame every ill caused by state intervention on capitalism.
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New York: The Corona Crisis Shows the Benefits of Localism Yet Again

Decentralization and Secession

06/06/2020Mises Media
COVID-19 is not really a "national" issue. It has affected different areas in very different ways.
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Notes on Trump's Executive Order for Tech Companies

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

06/05/2020Mises Media
Executive orders are inherently suspect and generally bad, not simply because of (at this point laughable) constitutional concerns, but because they establish another layer of de facto "laws" for which you and I have little legal recourse.
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