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Hayek on the Difference between Science and Scientism

HayekPhilosophy

01/02/2023Mises Media
Modern progressive governance claims it has science on its side. Hayek's Nobel speech put holes in that viewpoint.
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Secession: Why the Regime Tolerates Self-Determination for Foreigners but Not for Americans

U.S. History

01/02/2023Mises Media
Self-determination means the ability to make laws for one's own community free from intervention by Washington, DC. Most of the world can do this. Why can't Americans?
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Historical Christianity as a Liberating Force in China

DemocracyThe Police StateWorld History

01/01/2023Mises Media
The Chinese Community Party's crackdown in Christian churches reflects the perceived antiauthoritarian nature of Christianity and the party's fear of a competing alternative worldview.
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How Marxism Abuses Ethics and Science to Deceive Its Followers

Free MarketsSocialismHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

12/31/2022Mises Media
While socialists posit socialism as a humane and ethical system, it is anything but that. Mises understood its brutality long before socialism gripped the world.
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Student Debt: It Is and Has Been a Personal Choice

LawPoliticsProgressivism

12/31/2022Mises Media
Progressives demanding that the government forgive student debt forget that student loans were made voluntarily by students that promised to pay back what they owe.
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Austerity: A Real Solution to Help Heal the US Economy

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyU.S. Economy

12/30/2022Mises Media
Economists like Paul Krugman have claimed that practice of austerity in government would damage the US economy. As Mark Thornton points out, the opposite is true: austerity works.
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Father Time versus Central Bankers

Central BanksThe FedMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksProgressivism

12/30/2022Mises Media
Only Father Time helps us cut through the policy nonsense and understand interest rates conceptually.
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And So It Begins: Digital Currency Becomes Possible in Our Future

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

12/29/2022Mises Media
While monetary authorities and progressives would like to have a digital currency implemented, it is a backward step for monetary freedom.
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Economic Growth Requires Savings, Not Money Pumping

Central BanksMonetary Policy

12/29/2022Mises Media
Keynesians believe that economic growth can occur only with an expanding supply of money. Growth doesn't need more money; it needs more savings.
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A (True) Thanksgiving Tale of Socialism in America and Israel

Free MarketsSocialismU.S. HistoryWorld History

12/28/2022Mises Media
The Pilgrims tried socialism at Plymouth. After two years, they returned to private enterprise. Likewise, Israel was founded as a socialist state but has back turned toward free markets.
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