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The New Slavery: Nock on Spencer

BiographiesMedia and CultureWorld HistoryMonetary Theory

04/11/2022Mises Daily Articles
American essayist Albert Jay Nock celebrates the life and work of the great English sociologist and libertarian Herbert Spencer.
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What Causes Exceptionally Low Inflation in Japan and Switzerland?

World History

04/11/2022Mises Media
Do the low inflation rates mean that the purchasing power of Japanese and Swiss citizens has increased relative to other countries over time? The answer seems to be no.
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European Environmentalists Have Made Energy Independence Impossible

The Environment

04/11/2022Mises Media
Europe wants cheap and abundant energy, but politicians demonize nuclear, gas, and oil. All the interventionist proposals that are put forward by European politicians entail a higher cost for long-suffering consumers.
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Rothbard on Today's Progressive War Jingoism

War and Foreign Policy

04/10/2022Mises Media
Rothbard the historian explained so well how the true progressive goal was always to remake America domestically by promoting war.
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NATO: Our International Welfare Queens

War and Foreign Policy

04/10/2022Mises Media
The states of Europe have more than enough wealth and military potential to deal with a second-rate power like Russia. The American taxpayers, on the other hand, deserve a break from Europe's grifting.
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Commodities Do Not Cause Inflation. Money Printing Does.

Money and Banks

04/09/2022Mises Media
Some blame high prices, wages, the Ukraine war, or the weak recovery. The fact is currency destruction is at the heart of generalized price rises everywhere.
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Inflation Isn't What the "Experts" Say It Is. The Confusion in Terms Is Deliberate

Central BanksInflationMoney Supply

04/09/2022Mises Media
The usual "experts" claim inflation is a general increase in the price level. Wrong. Prices rise because of inflation, which is a government-caused increase in the amount of money in circulation.
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How the Business Cycle Happens

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryBusiness Cycles

04/09/2022Mises Daily Articles
Study of business cycles must be based upon a satisfactory cycle theory, writes Murray Rothbard in America's Great Depression . Gazing at sheaves of statistics without "pre-judgment" is futile.
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Lockdowns, Not the Pandemic, Created Havoc

HealthThe Police State

04/08/2022Mises Media
Those responsible for locking down much of the US during covid blame the pandemic itself for the economic and social havoc that followed. Perhaps they should look at the lockdowns themselves.
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Mises the Revolutionary

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

04/05/2022Mises Daily Articles
Decade after decade, he fought militarism, protectionism, inflationism, every variety of socialism, and every policy of the interventionist state, writes Ralph Raico.
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