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History and Institutions Matter: The Postslavery Development of Jamaica and Barbados

Global EconomyPoverty

05/21/2022Mises Media
Why did Barbados postslavery develop a more robust economy than Jamaica even though the people had similar ethnic backgrounds?
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How Did CNN+ Get Canned by Netflix? Austrian Economists Might Have an Answer

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness Cycles

05/05/2022Mises Media
The Fed's reckless behavior has undermined Netflix more than the losses at CNN+.
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How Russia Uses Immigration and Naturalization to Grow State Power

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

05/04/2022Mises Media
Moscow has used naturalization and immigration to effect demographic change and encourage conflict between ethnic groups in neighboring states. It has proven to be an effective foreign policy tool.
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How Society Works: Plato's Contribution

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

04/25/2022Mises Daily Articles
According to this theory, cooperation among any number of persons is more productive than the individual efforts of the same persons in isolation from one another.
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How Fully Private, No-Insurance Hospitals Help the Common Man

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsHealth

04/21/2022Mises Media
The standard line with progressives is that unless government controls medical care, prices will skyrocket. But what if the free market model costs less than government-directed care?
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Heavy Sanctions against Russia Could Usher in a Wider Economic War

Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

04/19/2022Mises Media
The sanctions against Russia have the potential to spiral into something much larger. Indeed, many governments are using the current conflict as an opportunity to further push "green energy," rearmament, and other big-spending schemes.
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How the Business Cycle Happens

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryBusiness Cycles

04/09/2022Mises Daily Articles
Study of business cycles must be based upon a satisfactory cycle theory, writes Murray Rothbard in America's Great Depression . Gazing at sheaves of statistics without "pre-judgment" is futile.
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How Values Lead to Action

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

01/06/2022Mises Daily Articles
One must not forget that the scale of values or wants manifests itself only in the reality of action. These scales have no independent existence apart from the actual behavior of individuals.
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Hombre actuante

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

12/16/2021Mises Daily Articles
El campo de nuestra ciencia es la acción humana, no los acontecimientos psicológicos que dan lugar a una acción. Es precisamente esto lo que distingue la teoría general de la acción humana, la praxeología, de la psicología.
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Hoover's Attack on Laissez-Faire

Booms and BustsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

12/06/2021Mises Daily Articles
In 1929, what remained of laissez-faire policy in America was brushed aside. Led by President Hoover, the government embarked on what has accurately been called the "Hoover New Deal."
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