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Capital Supply and American Prosperity

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

04/27/2022Mises Daily Articles
The average standard of living in this country is higher than in any other country of the world. This is because the per head quota of capital invested is in America higher than in other countries.
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Are Equal Pay Arguments Based upon the Labor Theory of Value?

Free MarketsLabor and WagesPraxeologyValue and Exchange

04/26/2022Mises Media
Arguments for equal pay are popular in our body politic, but what happens if some of those arguments are based upon the faulty logic of the labor theory of value?
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Do Conspiracies Really Exist? Murray Rothbard Thought So

AnarchyPhilosophySocialismThe Police State

04/26/2022Mises Media
The quickest way to discredit an intellectual opponent is to accuse that person of being a "conspiracy theorist." But what happens when real conspiracies occur?
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Disney's Corporate Welfare Is Modern Mercantilism

U.S. Economy

04/25/2022Mises Media
Disney's special legal status in Florida is reminiscent of the mercantilist corporations of old. They were granted favors at the expense of ordinary businesses who did not enjoy the favor of state officials.
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Keynesians and Market Monetarists Didn't See Inflation Coming

Money and Banks

04/25/2022Mises Media
It is interesting that the founder and leader of the market monetarists declared in January 2020 that the world was about to enter a "golden age" of low inflation for the Federal Reserve.
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How Society Works: Plato's Contribution

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

04/25/2022Mises Daily Articles
According to this theory, cooperation among any number of persons is more productive than the individual efforts of the same persons in isolation from one another.
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Sovereign Immunity Is Antilaw: The State Must Make Restitution to Its Victims

LibertarianismLegal System

04/23/2022Mises Media
A libertarian view of the law by definition means that there can be no immunity from legal consequences. Anything else perverts the very meaning of law.
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Do Institutions Play a Role in Promoting Economic Growth? In Short, Yes.

DemocracyProperty Rights

04/23/2022Mises Media
We are told that economic growth goes along with liberal democracy. But social institutions play an important role that transcends the political order.
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What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

04/23/2022Mises Daily Articles
History is only a tiresome repetition of one story. Persons and classes have sought to win possession of the power of the state in order to live luxuriously out of the earnings of others.
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No, Hitler Was Not a Closet Capitalist

SocialismWorld History

04/22/2022Mises Media
Despite the Left's denials that Hitler was a socialist, a careful reading of his writings and speeches tells a different story. His sympathies lay with the workers, not the bourgeoisie.
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