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George Hearst: Entrepreneur in the Mises Mold

Book ReviewsU.S. History

01/31/2022Mises Media
The reality is the primary quality of an entrepreneur can’t be taught: the stomach to risk everything and keep wanting more.
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Global Governance versus Freedom and Free Enterprise

World History

01/29/2022Mises Media
Countries must remain free to refuse the edicts of global institutions of "government" like the World Bank or the IMF. This is true even when the stated goal is advancing free markets.
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Germany's New Green Stimulus Plan Won't Save Their Economy

Taxes and Spending

01/28/2022Mises Media
Germany's government is pushing a new plan for massive spending on a "Climate Fund." This is justified with the usual Keynesian myths about the benefits of government spending.
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Garet Garrett's "The Revolution Was"

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationStrategyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

11/24/2021Mises Media
Garet Garret's essay "The Revolution Was" explains with tremendous clarity the the ongoing revolution happening under our noses. Ryan McMaken joins Jeff Deist for a deep exploration of the essay and its lessons for us today.
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GDP Tells Us Little about the Health of an Economy

U.S. History

10/29/2021Mises Media
If people decide to save rather than spend, this could lead to a fall in GDP, even though people are becoming better off beyond the short term.
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Governments Love Inflation, and They Won't Do Anything to Stop It

Booms and Busts

10/28/2021Mises Media
In spite of what they say, governments will do nothing about inflation. Even though "money printing" is the real cause of this, governments will just keep blaming red herrings like supply chain problems.
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Government "Stimulus" Keeps Having a Diminishing Effect

Global Economy

08/14/2021Mises Media
We should be extremely concerned about the short and diminishing impact of monster stimulus plans.
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Getting to Galt's Gulch: Everyday Secession

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

08/07/2021Mises Media
For the libertarian, the way forward is not joining in left-right political boxing matches, but secession. The success of libertarianism is independence from the state’s influence.
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Government Debt Is Starting to Look Almost as Sketchy as Payday Loans

Taxes and Spending

07/28/2021Mises Media
As government seek ever larger amounts of debt to finance more spending, they're embracing huge debt levels in the way a broke consumer might embrace payday loans. In the end, we're left with nothing but a flimsy promise to pay.
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