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Molinari Explains the Difference between Monarchy and Popular Government

World History

09/23/2022Mises Media
The rise of democracy blurred the lines between the regime and the people it exploits. This was less of a problem under monarchs, whose interests were clearly separate from the public's.
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Money: Its Importance, Origins, and Operations

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMoney and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology

09/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
Murray Rothbard explains money in his book The Mystery of Banking . The purchasing power of the dollar varies inversely with the supply of dollars, and directly with the demand.
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Mandatory Vaccines vs. Logic and Kantian Ethics

HealthLegal SystemProgressivismThe Police State

09/16/2022Mises Media
Vaccine mandates imposed by governments violate individual rights and further the coercive powers of the state. They also violate Kantian ethical norms, turning people into vehicles to accomplish the ends of governing elites.
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Modern Information Control: State Intervention and Mistakes to Avoid

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationThe Police State

09/06/2022Mises Media
Aided by state intervention, disinformation is becoming a way of life in communications.
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Money Does Matter: The End of the Gold Standard Led to a Lower Standard of Living

Free MarketsInflationMonetary Policy

08/31/2022Mises Media
When the Nixon administration ended the dollar's ties to gold, it was yet another sad chapter in the US government's abuse of its currency. And the government learned nothing.
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Malcolm McLean: The Unsung Capitalist Hero Who Changed the World One Container at a Time

CapitalismThe EntrepreneurFree MarketsU.S. Economy

08/30/2022Mises Media
Before Steve Jobs and the iPhone, there was Malcolm McLean, inventor of the shipping container. McLean made the iPhone—and many other things—possible.
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Money Is Not Wealth, nor Is Wealth Natural Resources

Economic FreedomInflationKeynesMonetary PolicySocialism

08/25/2022Mises Media
Development economists often confuse natural resources with wealth and then are puzzled when countries rich in resources experience widespread poverty. Free markets lead to creation of wealth, period.
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Monetary Calculation as a Tool of Action

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/17/2022Mises Daily Articles
Praxeology and economics have a definite place in the evolution of human history and in the process of scientific research.
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More than Sixty Years after "Liberation," Cuba Is a Communist Slave State

Economic FreedomSocialismWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/18/2022Mises Media
More than sixty years after being "liberated" by Fidel Castro and communism, Cuba has become a large slave state where people enjoy little freedom.
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Market Success Is about Giving People What They Want

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyInflationU.S. Economy

06/22/2022Mises Media
Progressives believe that economies should be run by high-IQ "experts." But successful market economies require entrepreneurs with an idea and the willingness to face uncertain economic conditions.
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