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It Just Might Be Time to Listen to the Austrians

Global EconomyPrice Controls

05/22/2022Mises Media
The latest Keynesian money-printing and spending schemes are blowing up. It is time to hear what the Austrians have to say.
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History and Institutions Matter: The Postslavery Development of Jamaica and Barbados

Global EconomyPoverty

05/21/2022Mises Media
Why did Barbados postslavery develop a more robust economy than Jamaica even though the people had similar ethnic backgrounds?
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Revisionism for Our Time

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

05/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
Revisionism has the general function of bringing historical truth to a public that had been drugged by wartime lies and propaganda.
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Money: What Is It? The More Important Question: Why Is It?

Economic FreedomMoney and Banks

05/21/2022Mises Media
Most people—and especially most economists—not only are ignorant of what money actually is, but how and why it became part of our economy in the first place.
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Uncertainty

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

05/20/2022Mises Daily Articles
That man acts and that the future is uncertain are by no means two independent matters. They are only two different modes of establishing one thing.
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Lighting the Gas under European Feet: How Politicians and Journalists Get Energy So Wrong

The Environment

05/20/2022Mises Media
Green energy advocates want us to believe we easily can transition from conventional fuels to renewables. In truth, such a transition not only would devastate world economies, but also is not technologically possible.
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Student Loans and Government Subsidies: Another Government "Benefit" Creates Financial Chaos

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

05/20/2022Mises Media
Since the Obama administration nationalized the student loan program, we have seen student debt metastasize. Unfortunately, the Biden administration looks to make things even worse.
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Baby Formula: Thank Protectionists and the FDA for the Shortage

HealthU.S. Economy

05/19/2022Mises Media
With the shortage have come the usual half-baked bromides about "evil corporations" and how they aren't regulated enough. The real fault lies with welfare statists, Trump-style protectionists, and the FDA.
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Recordando a Henry Hazlitt

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/19/2022Mises Daily Articles
Hazlitt popularizó el pensamiento económico sólido, fue un crítico de Keynes y contribuyó a la filosofía moral ética. No está mal para un pobre niño huérfano de padre y que abandonó la universidad.
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Remembering Henry Hazlitt

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/19/2022Mises Daily Articles
Hazlitt popularized sound economic thinking, was a critic of Keynes, and contributed to ethical moral philosophy. Not bad for a poor fatherless boy and college dropout.
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