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Practicing Politics as Self-Defense

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentStrategy

09/26/2022Mises Media
Because government is predatory, it may seem ironic then to use the political system as a means of protecting one's own property, family, and loved ones. But there are times when such a strategy makes sense.
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Powell's Pivot to "Pain" but No Gain: Triggering the Coming Recession

Booms and BustsInflationStrategy

09/23/2022Mises Media
The Fed is slowly increasing interest rates in the hopes that the economy will experience a "soft landing." However, there is no way to soften the blows about to fall on the economy.
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Promoting Natural Rights Instead of Conservatism: Looking at Rothbard and Jaffa

DemocracyPhilosophyU.S. History

09/13/2022Mises Media
Both Murray Rothbard and Harry Jaffa began as men of the Right. However, Rothbard turned toward the view that individuals possess rights outside of the state; Jaffa turned toward conservatism.
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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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Profits Are Not Random. They're How Entrepreneurs Help Allocate Resources Efficiently.

Financial MarketsFree MarketsRationalism

08/16/2022Mises Media
The efficient market hypothesis, which is popular in neoclassical economics circles, holds that markets are so "efficient" that entrepreneurial profits are generated randomly.
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Punto de mira sobre la economía keynesiana

The FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/13/2022Mises Daily Articles
«Todo el pensamiento keynesiano es un tejido de distorsiones, falacias y supuestos drásticamente irreales».
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Private Property and Customer Safety: Starbucks Learns a Hard Lesson

LawMedia and CultureProperty Rights

08/07/2022Mises Media
The news that Starbucks is closing sixteen stores due to customer safety concerns exposes the lack of police protection in cities and the problems with allowing noncustomers to remain in stores.
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Powell Is the New Arthur Burns, Not the New Paul Volcker

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. History

07/14/2022Mises Media
With his current timid, weak, and prevaricating position on price inflation, Powell is positioning himself as the new Arthur Burns, who did nothing to end 1970s inflation.
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Por qué persiste la intervención

InterventionismPolitical Theory

06/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
Mises explica por qué la intervención gubernamental fracasa pero sigue adelante.
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Politicizing Mass Shootings Only Guarantees There Will Be More of Them

Big GovernmentThe FedLawThe Police State

06/09/2022Mises Media
Mass shootings are bad enough, but progressives have turned them into political events. They then claim that further politicizing these tragedies will reduce their number.
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