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The Marxian Doctrine of "Ideology"

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

07/29/2023Mises Daily Articles
To Marx, each individual's thinking is all determined not by his personal self-interest but by the interest of the class to which he supposedly belongs.
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Technology Is Meaningless without Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneur

06/20/2023Mises Media
Entrepreneurship develops uses for technology.
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The Market Process Is Not a Knowledge Problem

HayekCalculation and KnowledgePricesProduction Theory

06/19/2023Mises Media
While F.A. Hayek's famous 1945 essay effectively critiques the "perfect information" hypothesis, it is an inadequate explanation of the issue of economic calculation.
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The Economic Nationalists Are Wrong: Free Trade Means Freedom and Prosperity

Economic FreedomEconomic PolicyFree MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

06/15/2023Mises Media
During a debate on capitalism with James Otteson, Michael Anton opined that free markets are harmful to a nation's economy. Perhaps he needs to learn economics.
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The Republican Debt-Ceiling "Deal" Is Exactly What We Expected

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

06/14/2023Mises Media
Contrary to the still-enduring myth about Republican budget cutting, there is no correlation whatsoever between Republican control of DC and the trajectory of federal spending.
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Taxation as a Weapon against Prosperity

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomProgressivismTaxes and Spending

06/13/2023Mises Media
The current regime wants to use taxation not simply as a means to collect revenue for the government, but as a weapon against economic prosperity itself.
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The Bankruptcy Caravan Is Now Arriving: Time to Pay for the Easy Money

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

06/12/2023Mises Media
As the Fed increases interest rates to reverse the inflation it has caused, firms that depended on easy money will face the bankruptcy judge. Stay tuned; there's more to come.
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The Boston Brahmins, WASPs, and Nazis: The Pursuit of Eugenics

Media and CultureProgressivismU.S. HistoryWorld History

06/09/2023Mises Media
Modern progressives don't like to refer to their long-held support of eugenics. In fact, American progressives influenced the Nazis, who launched their own murderous eugenics schemes.
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There Is No Moral Right to Strike

Economic FreedomEconomic PolicyLawLabor and Wages

06/08/2023Mises Media
American law protects what is called the "right to strike." However, Leonard Read found no moral code that permits such action.
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The Woke Cartel and Twitter's New CEO

Cronyism and CorporatismMedia and CultureProgressivism

06/08/2023Mises Media
With the appointment of Linda Yaccarino as Twitter's new CEO, Elon Musk is trying to appease woke advertisers to bring up his company's revenues. This will not end well.
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