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Libertarian Law by Democratic Means: Utilitarianism and the Demythologization of Authority

PhilosophyPoliticsPolitical Theory

03/23/2023Mises Media
Mises saw essentialist values as fallacies because they were unverifiable and saw metaphysical ideas as a key component of authoritarianism. His solution was utilitarianism.
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Looming Bank Failures Point to More Price Inflation as Real Wages Fall Again

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

03/22/2023Mises Media
Even if Powell is sincere in this stated desire to slay inflation with more rate hikes, recent bank failures will put the Fed under enormous pressure to end its rate hikes and to once again embrace easy money to save the banks and Wall Street.
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Loss of Religious Belief Is a Greater Loss for a Civilized Society

Media and CulturePhilosophyProgressivism

03/05/2023Mises Media
Secularists cheer the decline of religion in Western societies, but that loss comes at a huge cost: the decline of civilization itself.
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Leviathan Devours Free Range Entrepreneurs

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismLawProtectionism and Free Trade

12/22/2022Mises Media
In the name of "protecting workers," progressive legislators put people out of work. For their own good, of course.
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Looking at the Economic Myth of the "Soft Landing"

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationPrice ControlsU.S. Economy

09/13/2022Mises Media
Paul Krugman recently argued that the Federal Reserve can engineer a "soft landing" for the economy as it tries to deal with inflation. Such a view ignores economic realities.
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La esfera del cálculo económico

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

08/18/2022Mises Daily Articles
El cálculo económico requiere un sistema monetario que no sea saboteado por la interferencia del gobierno.
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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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Like Its Irresponsible Northern Neighbor, Mexico Is Also Suffering from Inflation

Central BanksGlobal EconomyInflationU.S. Economy

08/09/2022Mises Media
Just like the USA, Mexico is being hit with high inflation. This should surprise no one, given the Mexican government's recent economic policies.
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La repentina aparición de Tom Paine

BiographiesU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

08/03/2022Mises Daily Articles
«Paine no sólo puso al descubierto las raíces de la monarquía, sino que proporcionó una brillante visión de la naturaleza y los orígenes del propio Estado.»
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Liberty versus "Relational Egalitarianism"


07/30/2022Mises Media
Egalitarian liberals think that basic liberties can be violated in the quest for equality and even that "the natural duty to promote justice straightforwardly implies a duty to establish states."
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