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College Loans and Hazlitt's Lesson: Ignoring the Larger Picture

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyEducation

12/07/2022Mises Media
Politicians calling for student loan forgiveness or free college tuition have failed to understand the larger consequences of unlimited student lending. Henry Hazlitt would have understood.
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Can a Deeply Unserious America Fix Its Economy?

Big GovernmentCentral BanksBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

12/02/2022Mises Media
A serious political discussion at the federal level would center on structural problems of war and peace, debt and the dollar, and entitlements. But America in 2022 is a deeply unserious country.
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Clausewitz, the UN Charter, and a Libertarian View on War

War and Foreign Policy

11/12/2022Mises Media
Modern warfare is a product of the state, which engages in violence at home and abroad. Peace is possible, but only when the state loses power.
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Consumers, Workers, and Monopolies: Free Markets Serve All

Free MarketsSocialism

11/07/2022Mises Media
Among Mises's contributions was his doctrine of consumer sovereignty in a free market.
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Changing of the Guard: Can Musk Deliver on His Promises for Free Speech and Information?

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismMedia and CultureProgressivism

11/05/2022Mises Media
While Elon Musk says he will bring free speech back to Twitter, the forces of statism will not be still. The jury is out on how successful Musk's experiment will be.
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Critiquing Florida's Public Policy of "Shared Adversity"

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomThe Environment

11/03/2022Mises Media
Florida's government promotes a "shared adversity" plan in which individuals and organizations have distant environmental problems imposed upon them.
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College as an Economic and Social Problem: Dealing with the Culture

Bureaucracy and RegulationEducationMedia and Culture

10/21/2022Mises Media
Even while Americans deal with skyrocketing higher education costs, few would challenge the worth of college and fewer still question the campus culture. Yet, that is precisely where the problems lie, even if people don't recognize it.
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Central Banks Claim to Preserve the Value of Money through Inflation

Central BanksInflation

10/08/2022Mises Media
Central banks claim that their main purposes are to help an economy maintain high rates of employment and price stability. Ironically, they claim to do this through inflation targets.
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Cryptocurrency as Money—Store of Value or Medium of Exchange?

BitcoinMonetary PolicyPraxeologyValue and Exchange

10/07/2022Mises Media
Standard neoclassical definitions of money call it a means of exchange and a store of value. But is this correct?
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