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Let Slip the Dogs of Secession

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

11/30/2020The Austrian
Secession and division are hot topics today. With red and blue states deeply at odds, subsidiarity may replace ideology as the great political issue of the twenty-first century in America.
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Un-woke

Interviews

11/30/2020The Austrian
Rectenwald comes from the Left, and spent years mired in postmodernism, Bolshevism, and socialist literary circles. Today he is a voracious writer of books and strong social critic of that same Left.
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The Path to Victory

SocialismStrategy

11/30/2020The Austrian
We cannot retreat or give in to quietism; we cannot seek favor via compromise with the academic establishment or mainstream media outlets; and we cannot hitch our wagon to politicians or campaigns. Our virtue lies in speaking the truth.
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Comedy vs. the State

Media and Culture

10/21/2020The Austrian
Nobody in popular culture challenges the official narratives with humor and derision quite like comic Dave Smith.
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America at the Point of No Return

Media and Culture

10/20/2020The Austrian
Anton’s rhetorical talents are remarkable, and I urge everyone to read his book.
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Monetary Policy Flapping in the Wind

Monetary Theory

09/15/2020The Austrian
Professor Stephanie Kelton is the leading light of a bizarre proposal known as modern monetary theory. Government deficits are a “myth,” because they don’t matter, because they never need to be repaid. Gordon disabuses this magical thinking.
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2020: The 1960s Redux?

ProgressivismU.S. History

09/11/2020The Austrian
Amity Shlaes has read Mises and the Austrians, and understands property as the foundation for civilization. She is an expert on the criminally underrated Calvin Coolidge, and a devastating critic of Hoover and FDR’s Great Society schemes. Shlaes is the rare historian who understands economics.
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The Left Gets Capitalism Wrong. Yet Again

Political Theory

06/03/2020The Austrian
The book’s main thesis can be summarized as: The choice the world faces is between two varieties of capitalism, liberal meritocratic and political. America is the foremost example of the first of these, and China of the second.
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Exploring the Fallout from the 2020 Panic

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomThe FedSocialism

06/03/2020The Austrian
In this issue of The Austrian, we provide highlights from some of the most important and salient articles published on mises.org during the unprecedented crisis of 2020.
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Bigness Is Badness: The Case for a National Divorce

Book ReviewsDecentralization and Secession

03/23/2020The Austrian
Buckley does an excellent job of outlining the problems with large centralized states. But he ends up calling for “secession lite,” that is to say, mere devolution of power to the states and localities. I wish he had moved in the other direction and explored the ways people can solve their problems...
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