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The Myth of "Planned Obsolescence"

Monopoly and CompetitionValue and Exchange

10/22/2019The Free Market
In times of massive and frequent technological improvement, it would be sheer waste for manufacturers to dump resources into making products last past their usefulness.
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The Fed: Reality Trumps Rhetoric

The FedMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

09/10/2019The Free Market
The Fed would have us believe that it has am impressive record of success in preventing recessions and improving the economy. The actual historical record suggests otherwise.
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Keynes and the Reds

BiographiesWorld History

08/30/2019The Free Market
If Keynes was such a model champion of the free society, how can we account for his peculiar comments, in 1933, endorsing, though with reservations, the social "experiments" that were going on at the time in Italy, Germany, and Russia?
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Are Markets Boring?

Big GovernmentFree Markets

12/29/2018The Free Market
The psychology of the anti-market left can be a puzzle, but even more confounding is the mentality of the anti-market right.
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Poujade: Menace or Promise?

World HistoryPolitical Theory

12/10/2018The Free Market
Anti-tax protests have a well-established history in French politics, as described by Murray Rothbard in this 1956 article.
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The Uncompromising Rothbard

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

11/22/2018The Free Market
Quite simply, the science of liberty that Rothbard brought into clear relief is as brilliant in the hopes it creates for a free world as it is unforgiving of error.
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A Summer Fellow Discusses Her Academic Future

12/16/2014The Free Market
This fall, we talked briefly with Audrey Redford, who was a Summer Fellow at the Mises Institute this year.
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The Mises Institute and the Future of Higher Learning


09/08/2014The Free Market
And we will continue doing what we’ve always done with traditional academia and ensuring that our students who wish to pursue graduate degrees in economics and related fields will continue to benefit from our academic conferences, fellowships, and academic journals.
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Biographer, Scholar, Friend: Mary Sennholz at 100


09/08/2014The Free Market
The Free Market 31, no. 12 (December 2013) Mary Sennholz, wife of Austrian economist Hans Sennholz and friend of Margit and Ludwig von Mises, recently spoke with Senior Fellow Jeffrey Herbener and Associated Scholar Shawn Ritenour about her long career as a writer and editor, and as a friend and...
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How Labor Unions Hurt Workers

09/07/2014The Free Market
Labor unions and the general public almost totally ignore the essential role played by falling prices in achieving rising real wages.
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