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The Transgender Debate Should Be about Women's Freedom and Private Property Rights

Property Rights

05/17/2022Mises Media
Enforceable and accepted private property rights can help bring some solutions to the acrimonious debate over transgenderism and transgender rights.
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The Fed Gets It Wrong on Money Velocity, Too

The FedInflationMonetary Theory

05/15/2022Mises Media
Money velocity's role in forcing up prices is misunderstood because today's monetary "authorities" fail to consider how new money is injected into the economy.
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The Fallacy of Collectivism

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

05/14/2022Mises Daily Articles
In our time the most powerful theocratic parties are opposed to the world's great religions. Today's theocrats believe they alone can plan society and that they are enlightened.
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Taxation Is Robbery

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/12/2022Mises Daily Articles
It took centuries to end the idea that taxes kept the privileged class in comfort and financed their wars. But now we're told taxes = civilization.
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The Right to Self-Defense

Legal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

05/11/2022Mises Daily Articles
It is the business of legal violence to defend persons and their property from violent attack, from molestation or appropriation of their property without their consent.
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To Fight Russia, Europe's Regimes Risk Impoverishment and Recession for Europe

Global Economy

05/03/2022Mises Media
Politicians have become accustomed to conjuring whatever they want through the “miracle” of printing money. But in the real world, it’s still necessary to produce oil and gas through actual physical production.
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The Economic Sanctions against Russia Are Destructive and Counterproductive: We Must Oppose Them

War and Foreign Policy

05/01/2022Mises Media
Imposing economic sanctions upon Russia is tantamount to throwing gasoline on a raging fire. The sanctions will not end the Russian invasion of Ukraine and only will make things worse.
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The Conservatism of Decolonization

Big GovernmentDemocracyEconomic Freedom

04/30/2022Mises Media
For all the talk of decolonialization, many Third World countries that became independent set up regulatory regimes that mirrored their former "mother" country.
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There's a Reason George Washington Warned against "Entangling Relationships"

War and Foreign Policy

04/30/2022Mises Media
America's Cold War relationships have created conditions for very hot wars to take place. The current war in Ukraine is part of that sorry Cold War legacy.
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The Great Reset VII: Capitalism for the Rich and Socialism for the Poor

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyPolitical Theory

04/27/2022Mises Media
Michael Rectenwald takes on the progressive canard of "socialism for the rich, capitalism for the poor," in which the government protects the wealthy but throws everyone else to the tender mercies of rapacious capitalism.
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