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Hormetics: A Principle of Health and Fitness, with Charlie Deist

Health

02/26/2021Mises Media
How do we identify good nutritional and exercise habits? Amongst the myriad of fads, what rules should guide one’s health choices and behaviors?
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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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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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How Wall Street Became an Enemy of Free Markets

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

02/11/2021Mises Media
After decades of financialization and government favors, Wall Street has largely become an adjunct of the central bank. Entrepreneurship is out, and bailouts are in.
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How the Progressives Conquered Corporate America

The Entrepreneur

02/09/2021Mises Media
The concern over concentrated influence of corporate special interests is valid, but not because corporate special interests will prevent economic regulation. The problem is corporate executives consistently agitate for more government control.
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How to Join the Alt-Tech Exodus

Media and Culture

01/29/2021Mises Media
So, you've heard that big tech companies have transcended the niggling free market and reached the lofty heights of partisan politics—and act accordingly. Unlike prominent political figures, you might not make the top of the purge list, but it's no secret that censorship is surging. Both to protect...
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Halfway to Secession: Unity on Foreign Policy, Disunity on Domestic Policy

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

01/23/2021Mises Media
Expect opponents of secession and decentralization to start claiming that neither option is acceptable because any big change to the status quo could endanger American "strength" in foreign policy. Don't listen to them.
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How Consumer Sovereignty and Entrepreneurship Work Together

Entrepreneurship

01/08/2021Mises Media
Consumers are indeed sovereign, but the reason consumers can exercise their sovereignty is that entrepreneurs have already borne the uncertainty of production to make the goods available for purchase.
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How Austrian Is Your Business? Continuous Value Perception Monitoring Is One Measure.

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

12/22/2020Mises Media
Businesses of all kinds can utilize the deep insights of Austrian economics to further enhance how they facilitate value for their customers.
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How To Make The Customer Your Boss

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

12/08/2020Mises Media
Consumer sovereignty is a principle of Austrian economics. Martin Lünendonk explains how entrepreneurs apply the principle in business.
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