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Germany's Nuclear Choice: Russian Energy Crisis Forces a Reckoning

Economic FreedomThe EnvironmentProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy

08/29/2022Mises Media
Not long ago, Germany's politicians were proudly phasing out nuclear power. Facing a harsh winter without Russian natural gas, the atom suddenly seems like a good alternative.
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Germany Can Save Itself, and Possibly the World, by Abandoning Four Failed Policies

Economic PolicyGlobal EconomyMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksWar and Foreign Policy

08/17/2022Mises Media
Germany's foray into green energy is turning out to be a disaster, but abandoning the green utopia is only the first stage for that country. It is time to put common sense and sound economics at the forefront of German policy making.
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Green Myths and Hard Realities: Sri Lanka as a Warning

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomySocialismStrategy

08/11/2022Mises Media
While renewable energy and organic farming are considered sustainable, they're anything but. The collapse of Sri Lanka's green agricultural sector is a warning to the rest of the world.
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GDP Provides a False Reading of the State of the Economy

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedBusiness Cycles

08/02/2022Mises Media
Most economists see GDP as a snapshot of the performance of the economy. However, it is better understood as a misleading statistic which fails to accurately describe what really is happening economically.
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Garet Garrett: muy delante de las trincheras

BiographiesFree MarketsU.S. History

08/01/2022Mises Daily Articles
Garrett quería que su gobierno se ocupara de sus propios asuntos. Esto se debe a que quería que los americanos pudieran ocuparse de sus propios asuntos sin tener que pagar impuestos, ser reclutados o morir por causas ajenas.
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Garet Garrett: Far Forward of the Trenches

BiographiesFree MarketsU.S. History

08/01/2022Mises Daily Articles
Garrett wanted his government to mind its own business. This is because he wanted Americans to be able to mind their own business without being taxed, conscripted, or killed in other people's causes.
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Generalissimo Washington: How He Crushed the Spirit of Liberty

BiographiesU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/11/2022Mises Daily Articles
Washington set out to transform a people's army, uniquely suited for a libertarian revolution, into another orthodox and despotically ruled statist force after the familiar European model.
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Government Intervention Is Fueling Food Shortages

AntipoliticsDemocracyEconomic FreedomWorld History

07/05/2022Mises Media
Neither the Ukraine war nor tough weather changes would threaten a global food shortage in a normal market environment. Unfortunately, world markets are riddled with regulations, killing production.
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Guns and Self-Defense

AntipoliticsDemocracyLawLibertarianism

07/04/2022Mises Media
As antigun studies surface left and right, it's worth remembering that the right to self-defense isn't merely about being safe. It's about having the choice to defend yourself.
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Government Spending Is the Real Tax; Deficits Are a Sideshow

The FedMonetary PolicyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

06/05/2022Mises Media
While politicians claiming to be "fiscally responsible" call for balanced budgets, the real drag on the economy is government spending itself.
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