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The Attempt to Prosecute Donald Trump Is Unleashing More Than Our Political System Can Handle

AntipoliticsLegal SystemThe Police State

9 hours agoMises Media
The recent raid on Donald Trump's Florida home is one more event in Democrats and Never Trumpers' never-ending attempt to have Trump arrested, convicted, and imprisoned. Our political classes are unleashing something that cannot be contained.
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The Philosophy of the Pseudoprogressives

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

9 hours agoMises Daily Articles
"As long as pseudophilosophies retain their undeserved prestige, the average intellectual will go on blaming capitalism for all the disastrous effects of anticapitalist schemes and devices."
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It Is Time to Put the Red Flag to Red-Flag Laws

ProgressivismThe Police State

08/15/2022Mises Media
Both progressives and conservatives are touting so-called red-flag laws as a means to prevent mass shootings. But many shootings already have occurred in states that have these laws.
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Low Interest Rates and High Taxes Won't Help against Inflation: The Economy Needs Savings and Real Investment

Central BanksThe FedGlobal EconomyHayekInflation

08/14/2022Mises Media
Now that inflation is the highest it has been in four decades, the monetary authorities are trying one trick after another. Only ending artificially low interest rates will help.
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Why the "New World Order" Is Impossible to Implement without Creating Mass Chaos

Economic FreedomLegal SystemProperty RightsSocialismThe Police State

08/13/2022Mises Media
Global elites have a "wonderful" plan for the rest of us, even if they don't intend to live within its strictures.
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After Secession, What Happens to the National Debt?

SecessionU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

08/13/2022Mises Media
National divorce does happen, and debts are not necessarily repudiated as a result. We can look to examples from Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Czech-Slovak split.
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Spotlight on Keynesian Economics

The FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/13/2022Mises Daily Articles
"All of Keynesian thinking is a tissue of distortions, fallacies, and drastically unrealistic assumptions."
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The Agenda behind Climate Change Catastrophism

Bureaucracy and RegulationLawSocialism

08/12/2022Mises Media
On top of Congress passing the "Climate Relief Bill," environmentalists also demand that President Joe Biden declare a "climate emergency" in order to seize new powers ostensibly to combat dreaded climate change. However, climate alarmism is not based on reality.
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Economies Cannot Produce Wealth without Patience and Long-Term Horizons

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurFree MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld History

08/12/2022Mises Media
People decrying poverty in developing countries usually overlook the fact that there is a dearth of long-term economic thinking.
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Green Myths and Hard Realities: Sri Lanka as a Warning

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomySocialismStrategy

08/11/2022Mises Media
While renewable energy and organic farming are considered sustainable, they're anything but. The collapse of Sri Lanka's green agricultural sector is a warning to the rest of the world.
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