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The New Green Economy Is Little More than a Keynesian Spending Scheme

KeynesProgressivismSocialism

08/23/2022Mises Media
Advocates of the New Green Deal emphasize new "green jobs" and other benefits, but the NGD is basically a Keynesian scheme in which government allegedly spends us into prosperity.
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Can We See the End of the World from Here? Will We Still Feel Fine?

Book ReviewsGlobal EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

08/23/2022Mises Media
Typical discussions about the fate of our planet center around issues like war, climate change, and sovereignty. Peter Zelhan says "the halcyon days of 1980–2015 are over."
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Inflation Makes People Poorer (And It's the Government's Fault)

The FedInflation

08/22/2022Mises Media
When inflation hits, we see higher overall prices for everyone. But inflation hits lower-income people the hardest, and they bear the brunt of this tax.
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If Mauritius Is a Tax H(e)aven, Other African Countries Must Be Tax Hells

Free MarketsPovertySocialismTaxes and Spending

08/22/2022Mises Media
The New York Times recently interviewed economist Herman Daly, who insists that economic growth is ecologically destructive. There is much more to the story.
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The Scope and Method of Catallactics

History of the Austrian School of Economics

08/22/2022Mises Daily Articles
What is taught under the label of economics at universities nowadays is practically a denial of economics.
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Is Economic Growth Synonymous with Ecological Destruction? The NYT Gets It Wrong (Again)

Economic PolicyProperty RightsSocialism

08/21/2022Mises Media
The New York Times recently interviewed economist Herman Daly, who insists that economic growth is ecologically destructive. There is much more to the story.
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We Don't Believe You

PhilosophyPolitical Theory

08/20/2022Mises Media
Any political statement made today, by any politician or candidate, can be answered thus: "We don't believe you."
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Who Is Most Responsible for the Ongoing War in Ukraine?

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

08/20/2022Mises Media
While most people tend to see the Ukraine-Russia war as a current phenomenon, it is the continuation of what happened in Europe more than a century ago.
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Patents and Progress

CapitalismThe EntrepreneurLibertarianismProperty Rights

08/19/2022Mises Media
Patents lack a basis in natural rights; to the contrary, they may be a patent absurdity.
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Yes, Precolonial Africa Had Technology and Economic Life before Colonialism

The EntrepreneurWorld History

08/19/2022Mises Media
Like all other places, Africa has a more nuanced history than what people previously have believed. The continent was not devoid of technology before the advent of colonialism, as there were pockets of inventiveness and small-scale manufacturing.
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