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Private Coinage

Free MarketsMoney and BanksEntrepreneurship

11/29/2022Mises Daily Articles
"It is surely folly to say that government must socialize all property in order to prevent anyone from stealing property. Yet the reasoning behind abolition of private coinage is the same."
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Private versus Government Health Insurance: They Are Not the Same

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree Markets

11/13/2022Mises Media
Government programs like Medicare are called insurance, yet they are anything but. There is a difference between public and private plans.
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Profits Do Not Cause Inflation (No Matter What Progressives Claim)

Economic PolicyInflationProgressivism

11/01/2022Mises Media
Progressives like Robert Reich now claim that there is no inflation, just businesses arbitrarily raising prices so they can increase profits. Such claims do not pass the test of economic logic.
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Practicing Politics as Self-Defense

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentStrategy

09/26/2022Mises Media
Because government is predatory, it may seem ironic then to use the political system as a means of protecting one's own property, family, and loved ones. But there are times when such a strategy makes sense.
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Powell's Pivot to "Pain" but No Gain: Triggering the Coming Recession

Booms and BustsInflationStrategy

09/23/2022Mises Media
The Fed is slowly increasing interest rates in the hopes that the economy will experience a "soft landing." However, there is no way to soften the blows about to fall on the economy.
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Promoting Natural Rights Instead of Conservatism: Looking at Rothbard and Jaffa

DemocracyPhilosophyU.S. History

09/13/2022Mises Media
Both Murray Rothbard and Harry Jaffa began as men of the Right. However, Rothbard turned toward the view that individuals possess rights outside of the state; Jaffa turned toward conservatism.
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Patents and Progress

CapitalismThe EntrepreneurLibertarianismProperty Rights

08/19/2022Mises Media
Patents lack a basis in natural rights; to the contrary, they may be a patent absurdity.
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Profits Are Not Random. They're How Entrepreneurs Help Allocate Resources Efficiently.

Financial MarketsFree MarketsRationalism

08/16/2022Mises Media
The efficient market hypothesis, which is popular in neoclassical economics circles, holds that markets are so "efficient" that entrepreneurial profits are generated randomly.
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Punto de mira sobre la economía keynesiana

The FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/13/2022Mises Daily Articles
«Todo el pensamiento keynesiano es un tejido de distorsiones, falacias y supuestos drásticamente irreales».
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Private Property and Customer Safety: Starbucks Learns a Hard Lesson

LawMedia and CultureProperty Rights

08/07/2022Mises Media
The news that Starbucks is closing sixteen stores due to customer safety concerns exposes the lack of police protection in cities and the problems with allowing noncustomers to remain in stores.
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