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Bitcoin, Gold, and the Rush to National Digital Currencies

Bitcoin

03/04/2021Mises Media
A money which can be held in only one form, whether digital coin (as in the case of bitcoin), or banknote, or sight deposit, or metallic coin, for example, is crippled. Yet, exclusive digital form has become a huge selling point for the promotors of bitcoin.
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Biden Seeks to Finish off Struggling Business Owners

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Entrepreneur

02/05/2021Mises Media
If business owners were hoping to catch a break in 2021 after having been completely victimized by government lockdown procedures and left-wing rioting, they may want to brace themselves for more pain as the Biden administration gets going.
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Biden Nominee Rachel Levine Was a Disaster in Pennsylvania. Now She's Headed to Washington.

Bureaucracy and RegulationDemocracyHealth

01/30/2021Mises Media
Biden’s pick for assistant secretary of health forced nursing homes to accept patients with covid and wants to ration healthcare based on social justice.
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Biden Can Now Launch the Nukes and Unleash World War III Whenever He Feels Like It

War and Foreign Policy

01/22/2021Mises Media
The power to incinerate a billion or more human beings over morning coffee remains in the power of the president. This morning Biden supporters on Twitter were ecstatic over the video of the nuclear launch equipment being handed over to Biden.
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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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Bob Murphy Dissects the “Shopping Cart Theory” Allegedly Blowing Up the Case for Self-Governance

Free MarketsMonopoly and CompetitionPrivate Property

12/24/2020Mises Media
Recently Tim Poole alluded to the so-called “shopping cart theory” of why self-governance is impossible. Bob explains what’s wrong with this argument.
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Big Tech and the Sovereign Consumer

12/19/2020Mises Media
Both the Senate hearings on “Big Tech” companies and the Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit against Google amplify popular misunderstandings of what drives competition in the market for information.
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Biden’s Covid "Supply Commander" Is Bad Medicine

CapitalismProduction Theory

12/05/2020Mises Media
Joe Biden thinks a centrally planned supply chain for healthcare supplies is necessary, because "We can no longer leave this to the private sector." There are many reasons why this is so very wrong.
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Being Pro-union Means Being Antiworker

11/24/2020Mises Media
The problem with Biden’s Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act is that it would help unions at the expense of the vast majority of American workers.
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Both Theory and Praxis: Rothbard's Plan for Laissez-Faire Activism

11/18/2020Mises Media
It should be self-evident that a just and moral political regime can only exist in the long term if a sufficiently large number of people actually believe in it.
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