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Notes from the Digital Gulag

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CulturePolitics

01/05/2023Mises Media
Remember those dystopian futuristic films in which the evil people try to electronically erase the heroes? Social media companies are trying to recreate that scenario.
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No Surprise: Wall Street Wants to Raise the Target Inflation Rate above 2 Percent

InflationMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

12/28/2022Mises Media
Twenty-six years ago, the debate was over whether or not the target inflation rate should be raised from zero to 2 percent. Now we're being told it should be 4 or 6 percent.
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Niebuhr, My God, to Thee

Book ReviewsEconomic FreedomSocialismWorld History

11/21/2022Mises Media
Lutheran theologian Reinhold Niebuhr attracted numerous followers in postwar America in part because of his attacks on the free market. Perhaps he should have read Mises.
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Nationality and Statelessness: The Kuwaiti Bidoon

AntipoliticsDecentralization and SecessionThe Police State

11/18/2022Mises Media
All too often, people equate their nationality with a particular state. Yet, as Mises noted, nationality does not depend at all upon a formal entity tied to a government.
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No, Ordinary Russians Are Not Responsible for the Crimes of the Russian Regime

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

10/08/2022Mises Media
In wartime, politicians frequently attempt to claim that all the citizens of foreign states are guilty of all the crimes their regimes commit. This is a modern invention, and a barbaric one.
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New York City Subways: The Woes of Socialist Enterprises

Booms and BustsBureaucracy and RegulationFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

09/09/2022Mises Media
New York City’s subways have become a nightmare, with rampant crime, delays, derailments, and poorly capitalized. This is a gift from "backdoor socialism."
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Nacionalismo y socialismo

Global EconomyWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/27/2022Mises Daily Articles
El socialismo surgió como un movimiento obrero internacional, pero el nacionalista ha tenido más éxito: «Proletarios de todos los países, ¡no vengan a mi país a quitarme el trabajo!»
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Nationalism and Socialism

Global EconomyWorld HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/27/2022Mises Daily Articles
Socialism arose as an international working-class movement, but the nationalist has met more success: "Proletarians of all countries, don't come to my country and take my job away from me!"
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Nozick on Morality and Evolution

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/24/2022Mises Media
It is hard to explain through evolution how we know any necessary truths. Does this give us reason to abandon necessary truth? Nozick thinks so.
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Nine Ways Debt and Deficit Spending Severely Harm African Societies

Economic FreedomFree MarketsGlobal EconomyKeynesWorld History

07/16/2022Mises Media
Keynesian economics is a scourge to any nation that tries it, and African countries are no exception.
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