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Will Argentina's Next President Be a Rothbardian?

AntipoliticsLibertarianismProtectionism and Free Trade

07/11/2022Mises Media
Since the 1940s, failed statist schemes have dragged Argentina into poverty. Javier Milei, who is gaining popularity there, hopes to change his nation's sad history.
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War Spending Gives MMTers and the Left a Strong Talking Point

Economic PolicyInflationProgressivismU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

07/09/2022Mises Media
When conservatives applaud unlimited war spending, they not only harm our economy and body politic, but they give the Left a powerful talking point.
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Who Really Makes US Foreign Policy? Who Benefits and Who Loses?

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/08/2022Mises Media
US foreign policy is a morass of lobbying, payouts, decisions, and power plays that violates the standards this country claims to promote.
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What Will It Take to End Rampant Home-Price Inflation?

InflationMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. History

07/08/2022Mises Media
Real deflation—both monetary inflation and price inflation—is necessary, and that can only be accomplished if the Fed can resist the temptation to keep doing what it's been doing since 2008.
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Why Police Do Nothing While Kids Are Killed

AntipoliticsLawThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

07/03/2022Mises Media
Unlike a private-sector service, police do not operate under any contractual obligations to provide services in any particular way. They can choose to do nothing at all, and face no real consequences.
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What Information Overload Can Teach Us

06/28/2022Mises Daily Articles
Gary Galles explains that it is the virtue of the market that genuine experts rise to the top and a mark of politics that pseudoexperts rule what they know nothing about.
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Wholesale Prices Rise More than 10 Percent, Pointing to Continued Price Hikes

Economic FreedomEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy

06/22/2022Mises Media
Year-over-year PPI growth came in at over 10 percent for the sixth month in a row. This will put more pressure on the Fed to "do something."
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Why Intervention Persists

InterventionismPolitical Theory

06/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
Mises explains why government intervention fails yet continues on.
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Why Progressives Love Government "Experts"

Big GovernmentLawProgressivismU.S. Economy

06/20/2022Mises Media
Progressives have long pushed for a state dominated by a new class of "scientific" experts who are supposedly nonpolitical and pursuing only "good government." It's a fantasy many people still believe.
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Will Punch-Drunk Biden Take America Down with Him?

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentThe FedLawLegal System

06/15/2022Mises Media
Inflation is at a forty-year high, fuel prices are wreaking havoc, and there's no end in sight. Time for Biden to tell us how good we have it.
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