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The Anti-Capitalists: Barbarians at the Gate

Media and CultureEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

07/26/2022Mises Daily Articles
"It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires of freedom in people's minds."
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The Fed Cannot Go Bankrupt; However, It Can Bankrupt the Country

Economic FreedomEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationU.S. EconomyPhilosophy and Methodology

07/22/2022Mises Media
The Keynesians running our economic life may be reassured that the Fed cannot fail in a technical sense, but the public should be appalled.
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The Industrial Revolution and the West Indies: Did the Colonies Spark Progress in the Metropole?

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

07/21/2022Mises Media
The West Indies played a vital role in growing the British economy in the eighteenth century.
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Turns Out the Elites Like the Administrative State Better than Democracy

Bureaucracy and RegulationCapitalismCronyism and CorporatismDemocracyLawMedia and CultureU.S. Economy

07/20/2022Mises Media
The New York Times claims that the "administrative state"—that is, governance by unelected bureaucrats—protects our country and enhances democracy.
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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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The Fed's Tightening Will Only Drag Out the Economic Slump

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyMoney and Banks

07/12/2022Mises Media
Tightening the interest rate hurts both bubble and solid businesses. The Fed should just focus on reducing the money supply.
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To Avoid Civil War, Learn to Tolerate Different Laws in Different States

Decentralization and SecessionLawPolitical Theory

07/11/2022Mises Media
The end of Roe may force many Americans to recognize that the United States is not one place. It is many places. The key is to reject uniform federal policy.
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The Austrian Economics Meeting Europe Got a Taste of Cancel Culture

Global EconomyMedia and CultureHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/09/2022Mises Media
Many think cancel culture is an odd particularity of the Anglosphere. Unfortunately, it raised its ugly head at this year's Austrian Economics Meeting Europe held in Lithuania.
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The Epistemological Case for Capitalism

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

07/09/2022Mises Daily Articles
In Human Action , Mises had shown that economic analysis leads directly to laissez faire conclusions. He demonstrated that government intervention entails consequences that are unwanted even from the point of view of the champions of these interventions.
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The Real Aggressor

War and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/06/2022Mises Daily Articles
What we really have to combat is all statism, and not just the Communist brand.
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