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Federalism, Not Centralization, Is the Way out of the Current Conflicts

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionLawU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/19/2022Mises Media
Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade , pundits on the Left have demanded even more centralization of government. But federalism is the best way forward.
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John T. Flynn and the Myth of FDR

BiographiesThe FedU.S. History

07/19/2022Mises Daily Articles
Roosevelt needed the war and wanted the war, and the war came.
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More than Sixty Years after "Liberation," Cuba Is a Communist Slave State

Economic FreedomSocialismWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/18/2022Mises Media
More than sixty years after being "liberated" by Fidel Castro and communism, Cuba has become a large slave state where people enjoy little freedom.
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Is the Constitution a Centralizing or Decentralizing Document?

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionEducationU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/18/2022Mises Media
People often speak of the Constitution with reverence, as though it were infallible. However, the Constitution was a centralizing document that cast aside the decentralization of the Articles of Confederation.
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Civil Society and Counterrevolution against Progressivism

EducationPhilosophyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/17/2022Mises Media
"Repealing the twentieth century" sounds like madness to many. Yet the progressivism that came from that century will be the death knell of civilization if not stopped.
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Krugman Is Wrong (Again): Artificially Low Interest Rates Created Bubbles

Economic PolicyThe FedInflationTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

07/16/2022Mises Media
Paul Krugman denies that the Fed artificially suppressed interest rates. As usual, Krugman neither understands interest rates nor the effects of inflationary policies.
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Nine Ways Debt and Deficit Spending Severely Harm African Societies

Economic FreedomFree MarketsGlobal EconomyKeynesWorld History

07/16/2022Mises Media
Keynesian economics is a scourge to any nation that tries it, and African countries are no exception.
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Africa's Entrepreneurs: The Igbos of Nigeria

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyWorld History

07/15/2022Mises Media
Groups targeted by class warriors in America will achieve more if they follow the Igbos’ path and ignore the politics of grievance.
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The Unending Farce of US Sanctions against Russia

Economic PolicyWar and Foreign Policy

07/15/2022Mises Media
While the economic sanctions against Russia are helping to impoverish people in that country, they are doing a lot of damage elsewhere too.
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Entrepreneurship Should Be the Goal, Not White-Collar Jobs

SocialismU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurship

07/14/2022Mises Media
Many of the best-known civil rights leaders eschewed entrepreneurship, emphasizing that blacks seek employment in the professions and government jobs.
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