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Progressives Want to Eliminate Wealthy Entrepreneurs but Need the Wealth They Create

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureProgressivismSocialismEntrepreneurship

05/27/2023Mises Media
Modern culture is biased against those that are rich even while depending upon the wealth that successful entrepreneurs have created.
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Paying the Piper: Time to Clean Up the Latest Malinvestments

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyBusiness Cycles

05/17/2023Mises Media
Austrian business cycle theory points out that easy money leads to malinvestments. Once easy money disappears, the crash begins. Time to clean up malinvested assets.
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Prices, Food, Employment: AI and Robotics Are for Regular Folks, Not Just the Elite

Economic FreedomMedia and CultureU.S. Economy

05/12/2023Mises Media
While politicians, media mavens, and the academic elite spread fear about artificial intelligence, AI is helping make life better for ordinary consumers.
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Prevent Future Losses Like East Palestine by Reducing Regulation and Empowering Torts

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree Markets

05/08/2023Mises Media
To prevent rail accidents like the one in East Palestine, dial back government regulation and allow the tort system to work.
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Presidents Are Legally Immune for Their Most Dangerous Crimes

Legal SystemThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

05/01/2023Mises Media
Donald Trump legally pays hush money and prosecutors try to fashion a crime from it. However, if a president lies and thousands of people die, it is called foreign policy.
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Peak EV: Electric Vehicles Will Fade as Their True Costs Become Clear

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe EnvironmentLawPolitics

04/24/2023Mises Media
The government wants to make gas cars a lot more expensive. But electric vehicles are so expensive in the longer term that gas cars still look like a better deal.
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Politics Is Turning Us into Idiots


04/05/2023Mises Media
From race to gender to nearly everything else, decisions about what is correct or incorrect are made according to politics. This is a recipe for social destruction.
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Peasants, Rise Up! The Croquants of the 17th Century

04/03/2023Mises Daily Articles
The rebels' overriding grievance was against the tax farmers and tax officials: "It is they who have forced [the peasants] to take up arms, changing their ploughshares for swords, in order to ask Your Majesty for justice or else to die like men."
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Poor People in Developing Countries Find Alternatives to Commercial Banking

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/02/2023Mises Media
People are innovative—if government doesn't get in the way. Entrepreneurs in developing countries find alternatives for people cut off from commercial banking services.
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Producers Should Reject Calls to "Give Back"

Economic FreedomFree Markets

02/04/2023Mises Media
All too often we are told that government employment equals selflessness and working for profit constitutes greed. It's time to reassess the meaning of certain words.
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