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Free Markets DO Work in Developing Countries

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyPovertyWorld History

11/24/2022Mises Media
The standard line from progressives is that free markets usually fail in developing countries. The economic numbers tell a much different story.
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For the Midterms to Matter, the GOP Needs More MTG, Less McConnell

DemocracyOld RightU.S. History

11/17/2022Mises Media
Firebrands like Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz demand a GOP-controlled Congress hold DC villains accountable. If the GOP refuses to treat Anthony Fauci like the Democrats have treated Steve Bannon, the party remains controlled opposition.
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Facts and Data Have No Meaning without a Theory to Explain Them

Capital and Interest TheoryPraxeology

11/09/2022Mises Media
Mainstream economists claim that data alone can explain economic actions. Austrians know that without theory, data explains nothing.
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Federal Reserve Tampering with Interest Rates Distorts the Shape of the Yield Curve

The FedFree MarketsInflationU.S. Economy

10/31/2022Mises Media
In a free market, short-term and long-term rates would move toward convergence. Fed interference with interest rates ensures that won't happen.
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Fed Socialist Money Manipulation Cancels Individuals' Better Judgment

The FedInflation

10/26/2022Mises Media
Government inflation makes people’s responses much more delayed, leaving people’s value adding greatly degraded.
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Five Keys to Professional and Personal Development

09/22/2022Mises Media
Do these things to stand apart from your peers.
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Falling Military Recruitment Is Another Sign of Waning Faith in the Regime

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

08/29/2022Mises Media
If falling enlistments are an indication of declining faith in the military overall—and especially declining support among conservatives—that's very good news.
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Federalism, Not Centralization, Is the Way out of the Current Conflicts

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionLawU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/19/2022Mises Media
Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade , pundits on the Left have demanded even more centralization of government. But federalism is the best way forward.
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From the Eccles Building to Vegas: The Fed Enables the Worst Ponzi Schemes

Central BanksThe FedTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

07/01/2022Mises Media
Peter Schiff once joked that Obama should have appointed Bernie Madoff secretary of the Treasury. The government's easy money policies ultimately lead to Ponzi schemes.
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For Presidents, Unpopularity Is a Simple PR Problem. Biden Is No Exception

AntipoliticsProgressivismU.S. Economy

06/26/2022Mises Media
The Biden administration, stung by low poll numbers, insists that the president is receiving unfair PR, which is hiding the "truth" about Biden's many accomplishments.
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