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Does Cost Cutting Undermine Economic Growth?

Booms and BustsCentral BanksMonetary Policy

10 hours agoMises Media
Keynesian economists claim that cutting costs in a business slowdown is counterproductive. As usual, the Keynesians have it backward.
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The Last Lie Government Will Ever Tell

DemocracyProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy

03/30/2023Mises Media
Western governments seem to relish a clash with Russia, despite the specter of nuclear war. If so, it will be a conflict built on government lies.
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Democracy Created Canada’s Lethal Healthcare System

Bureaucracy and RegulationLawProgressivismSocialism

03/29/2023Mises Media
Canadian politicians tout their healthcare system as morally superior to private medicine. There is nothing moral about relegating thousands of people to death each year for lack of medical care.
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Karl Marx Was Not an Economist

SocialismWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

03/29/2023Mises Media
Karl Marx may have been a philosopher or just someone with an opinion. He was not, however, an economist.
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Did Colonialism Impoverish Africa and Asia? Perhaps Not

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

03/28/2023Mises Media
Decolonization is a popular academic and media buzzword. But is colonialism actually responsible for poverty in developing countries? This question deserves an honest answer.
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American Dissident: The Legacy of Murray Rothbard

HealthLibertarianismThe Police StateHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/28/2023Mises Media
Murray Rothbard was an elite economist, historian, and avowed enemy of the state. His legacy lives on nearly three decades after his untimely passing.
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No, We Don't Need More Nuclear Weapons

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

03/27/2023Mises Media
Advocates for more military spending tell us the taxpayer must pay to expand the US's nuclear arsenal. Because of China. In truth, the US's arsenal is in no danger of not "keeping up."
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The Bank of England: Money Creation in Their Own Words

InflationMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWorld History

03/27/2023Mises Media
Central banks usually don't admit their guilt in the destruction of money, but the Bank of England unwittingly comes clean.
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Socialism Isn't about Creating Economies. It Is about Amassing Political Power

PhilosophyPoliticsSocialismCalculation and Knowledge

03/26/2023Mises Media
Most socialists are not misguided about how to have a prosperous economy, for that is not their goal.
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Influencers and Subjective Value: They Have Something to Teach Us

Free MarketsMedia and CultureSubjectivism

03/25/2023Mises Media
The latest from the world of social media is the role of "influencers." There is a perfectly good economic explanation for their popularity.
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