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Objection, Professor Harari! Logic Proves the Existence of Free Will

EducationPhilosophyProgressivism

01/09/2023Mises Media
Yuval Noah Harari, who teaches history at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, denies that free will exists. However, to deny free will is to deny human action itself.
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Woke Egalitarianism and the Elites

DemocracyEducationProgressivism

01/08/2023Mises Media
Modern progressives are not "reformers." Instead, as Murray Rothbard wrote, the progressive method is to seize control of the state and impose their own agenda on everyone.
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Budget Deficit Hits Monthly Record Due to Biden’s Policies

Economic PolicyProgressivismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

01/07/2023Mises Media
Federal budget deficits are increasing, but the Biden administration shows no signs of restraining its spending. This is not going to end well.
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Forget Oil. Now They Are Coming for the Cows

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism

01/07/2023Mises Media
Not satisfied with hamstringing the oil and gas industries, environmentalists now are shutting down farms and production of livestock, all in the name of fighting climate change. But people still need to eat.
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The Economic Super Bowl: 1920–21 versus 1930–31

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedHayekU.S. HistoryWorld History

01/06/2023Mises Media
By all measures, the economic downturn that began in 1920 was worse than what occurred in 1930, yet the economy recovered quickly in 1921. Why the difference?
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The Tea Party, Fifteen Years Later

AntipoliticsCorporate WelfarePoliticsStrategyU.S. History

01/06/2023Mises Media
Ah yes, the Tea Party. Fifteen years after it was established by followers of Ron Paul, the so-called antiestablishment organization has been co-opted by establishment Republicans. Dale Steinreich is not surprised.
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Notes from the Digital Gulag

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CulturePolitics

01/05/2023Mises Media
Remember those dystopian futuristic films in which the evil people try to electronically erase the heroes? Social media companies are trying to recreate that scenario.
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Woodrow Wilson's Christmas Grift of 1913

Central BanksCronyism and CorporatismThe FedInflationProgressivismU.S. History

01/05/2023Mises Media
Two days before Christmas, 1913, the infamous "creature from Jekyll Island," the Federal Reserve System, was birthed into our body politic. It has been devouring the economy ever since.
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History Shows High Inflation Can Last Over Ten Years

The FedInflationU.S. EconomyU.S. History

01/04/2023Mises Media
Wall Street has convinced itself that the Fed will soon engineer a "soft landing" by bringing down inflation without an accompanying recession. They need to rethink their beliefs.
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You've Got to Be Kidding: Professor Demands Animals Stop Eating Each Other

EducationPhilosophyProgressivismRationalism

01/04/2023Mises Media
University of Chicago professor Martha C. Nussbaum wants to save the world by preventing animals from eating each other in the wild. David Gordon (after pulling himself off the floor) comments on her proposal.
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