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Raise the Social Security Age to (at Least) 75

Monetary PolicyPoliticsSocialismU.S. Economy

3 hours agoMises Media
As life expectancy has risen, so have runaway costs. Raising the age won't make Social Security just, prudent, or wise. But cutting federal spending is always the right thing to do.
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Real Wages Fall for the Twenty-First Month as Rent and Food Prices Keep Rising

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

01/24/2023Mises Media
The Federal Reserve has yet to get price increases anywhere near its own arbitrary 2 percent goal, but a mild slowing in growth rates has Biden claiming that price inflation is "falling."
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Rome's Runaway Inflation: Currency Devaluation in the Fourth and Fifth Centuries

InflationWorld HistoryGold StandardMoney and Banking

01/24/2023Mises Media
No matter the historical era, governments have excelled at one thing: debasing their own currency. Rome was no exception, as Roman government excesses required inflation—lots of inflation.
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Reflections upon the Centennial of Mises's Socialism

PhilosophySocialismWorld History

12/17/2022Mises Media
It has been a hundred years since Mises published Socialism . It is more relevant than ever.
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Renewables and EVs in the Grip of Lesseps Syndrome

SocialismStrategyU.S. Economy

12/09/2022Mises Media
The so-called green energy strategy is no strategy at all. Instead, it is an attempt to cripple the energy industries in vain hopes that renewables will magically cover the energy shortfall.
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Relying on Experts: A Proven Path to Failure

EducationFinancial MarketsProgressivismStrategy

11/30/2022Mises Media
American political, educational, and economic life is increasingly dominated by "experts." We should not be surprised that they fail most of the time.
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Rothbard on Gold

HayekGold StandardMonetary Theory

11/05/2022Mises Media
At a time when inflation once again ravages the dollar, we recall Murray Rothbard's wisdom in his article "The Case for a Genuine Gold Dollar."
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Review of Classified: The Untold Story of Racial Classification in America

Bureaucracy and RegulationLawStrategy

10/30/2022Mises Media
Law Professor David Bernstein looks at the system of racial classifications in the USA and explains why they have been harmful.
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Relativismo epistemológico en las ciencias de la acción humana

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

09/12/2022Mises Daily Articles
«Para tener éxito, la acción humana debe cumplir no sólo con las llamadas leyes de la naturaleza, sino también con las leyes específicas de la acción humana» .
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Review: Progressive Conservatism: How Republicans Will Become America’s Natural Governing Party

Cronyism and CorporatismDemocracyProgressivism

09/07/2022Mises Media
Like many modern "conservatives," F.H. Buckley believes that America's future is conservative governance with a helping of government intervention, tariffs, and regulation.
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