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Ivan Jankovic: The Special Understanding of Entrepreneurship by Americans of the Austrian School

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

03/02/2021Mises Media
Austrian economics has always been on the leading edge of innovative thinking applicable to business.
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India's Farming Reform: A Lesson in Interest Group Politics

Cronyism and CorporatismPrice ControlsProtectionism and Free Trade

02/27/2021Mises Media
If Punjabi farmers had been portrayed as affluent, the media would view them as greedy entrepreneurs. But leveraging the political capital of perceived powerlessness has allowed them to obscure their true status as rent seekers.
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Is Math Racist? That Does Not Compute

EducationMedia and CultureWorld History

02/19/2021Mises Media
Rather than representing “white supremacy,” the evolution of mathematics has been a globe-, race-, and culture-spanning collaboration of advancements, an ongoing development of more effective tools for anyone to use.
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Incitement Is Not a Real Crime

Law

02/08/2021Mises Media
Laws against incitement—much like defamation laws—are direct attacks on basic human rights and the freedom of speech. Both place nonviolent people in legal jeopardy merely for the "crime" of expressing opinions.
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In Washington, Fake News Is Everywhere

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

02/04/2021Mises Media
We're supposed to believe that with Trump gone, political discourse will now be more honest and accurate. The reality is the Washington establishment is built on lies and myths and conspiracy theories. Here are just a few of them, from Russiagate to government spending.
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In a Paranoid Nation, "Treason" Is Everywhere

Media and CultureThe Police StateU.S. History

01/31/2021Mises Media
In a free society, peaceful citizens deserve the legal benefit of the doubt. In an age where government agents have endlessly intruded onto people’s land and into their emails, citizens should not be scourged for transgressing unknown or unmarked federal boundaries.
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Is Gold Money?

Free MarketsMoney and BanksGold Standard

01/27/2021Mises Media
A store of value is not necessarily a medium of exchange, and in our current fiat money system, gold is not money. But it has most of the desirable properties of money, and there is much to learn form the process of how it became money in the past.
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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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If Congress Were Genuinely Interested in Democracy, They Would Welcome an Election Commission

Political Theory

01/07/2021Mises Media
Once upon a time, those in power were smart enough to recognize the importance of popular support. Now the arrogant behavior of those in power is sowing the seeds of true subversion of federal authority.
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In Praise of the Cynical Voter

11/11/2020Mises Media
The cynical voter casts a vote with the belief that it might improve his situation, or at least throw some obstacles in front of a regime that is bent on inflicting ever greater damage on the voters.
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