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The Idea of Liberty Is Western

Free MarketsMedia and CultureHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/22/2022Mises Daily Articles
"The East lacked the primordial thing, the idea of freedom from the state. The East never raised the banner of freedom."
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The Enclosure Movement and the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions

Economic FreedomEconomic PolicyFree Markets

09/20/2022Mises Media
While historians paint the enclosure movement in negative terms, it actually played an important role in developing agricultural entrepreneurship.
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The Fed Is Wrong to Make Policies Based upon the Phillips Curve

The FedInflationUnemployment

09/19/2022Mises Media
Adherents of the famous Phillips curve believe there is a permanent tradeoff between inflation and unemployment. This is mistaken.
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Throwing the Fed's Machinery in Reverse: Fed Interest Rate Policies Continue to Damage the Economy

Booms and BustsCentral BanksThe FedInflationU.S. Economy

09/14/2022Mises Media
The Fed’s tampering with market signals undermines the process of wealth generation, thereby exerting an upward pressure on the time preference interest rate and the market interest rate.
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The False Benefit of Less Land Use for Agriculture

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationFree Markets

09/14/2022Mises Media
Even as population has grown, increasing the intensive margin for agriculture has led to increased food production. This may not necessarily be a good thing.
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The Praxeological Origins of the Price System

CoordinationFree MarketsMonetary Policy

09/10/2022Mises Media
Commodity money isn't a government creation, as so many believe. It has a definite praxeological foundation.
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The Mali Empire: An African Story of Gold and Greatness

Free MarketsWorld History

09/06/2022Mises Media
The Mali Empire flourished as a trading center and gold-producing region from the late Middle Ages into the mid-seventeenth century.
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The Story of War and Peace in the Currency Markets

The FedInflationWar and Foreign Policy

09/04/2022Mises Media
The value of the US dollar has risen during the Ukraine war. If peace breaks out, the dollar might be one of its casualties.
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The Acadian Community: An Anarcho-Capitalist Success Story

AnarchyFree MarketsWorld History

09/03/2022Mises Media
Before it was destroyed by British aggression in 1755, the Acadian community in Nova Scotia provided a window into an anarcho-capitalist society that was cohesive and successful.
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Todo lo que amas se lo debes al capitalismo

Free MarketsInterventionism

09/03/2022Mises Daily Articles
Mientras que el capitalismo da lugar a la prosperidad y la libertad, el Estado se nutre de un público económicamente ignorante.
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