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Covid-19 and the Continuing Erosion of Private Property Rights

Property Rights

08/02/2022Mises Media
Lest anyone underestimate the brutality of state control, the way governments have handled the covid-19 pandemic demonstrates the authorities have not yet hit bottom.
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Critical Race Theory: Academic Malfeasance and Fraudulence


07/26/2022Mises Media
CRT is what happens when methodological individualism is abandoned and replaced by “systems” and “structures” that apparently do everything while actual people do nothing.
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College Conference Switching as Secession? A Case Study in "Nations by Consent"

Decentralization and Secession

07/26/2022Mises Media
One way to interpret Southern Cal and UCLA's move to switch conferences and join the Big 10 is as a form of peaceful secession.
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Consumers, Workers, and Monopolies: Free Markets Serve All

Economic FreedomFree MarketsMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyMonopoly and Competition

07/22/2022Mises Media
The ruling class is claiming that free markets are nothing more than a "trickle-down" scheme. But a free market system really does serve society best.
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China's Draconian Lockdown Policies: Major Consequences to Follow

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentGlobal EconomySocialismWar and Foreign Policy

07/20/2022Mises Media
In an attempt to stymie the spread of covid-19, the Chinese government has imposed reckless and harmful lockdown policies in several cities. This will not end well.
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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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Contra Ben Bernanke, the Gold Standard Promotes Economic Stability

Booms and BustsEconomic PolicyThe FedInflationMoney and Banks

07/06/2022Mises Media
Ben Bernanke once claimed that a monetary gold standard caused economic instability. He failed to mention that his fiat money standard causes the boom-and-bust cycles.
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California Scheming: The Progressive Leadership's New Plan to Impose High-Cost, Low-Quality Medical Care

Big GovernmentHealthProgressivismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

06/23/2022Mises Media
California's progressive political classes now have a scheme to impose a single-payer system for medical care. If imposed, it will be costly but also ineffective.
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Capitalism Is Not Racist; Capitalism Undermines Racism

CapitalismProgressivismU.S. EconomyU.S. History

06/08/2022Mises Media
Leftist regularly accuse capitalism of depending upon racism for its existence, but history tells a much different story.
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Covid and Its Statist Legacy: How Did We Get to This Point?

DemocracyThe FedHealth

06/07/2022Mises Media
The legacy of covid-19 ultimately will be the vast expansion of government on many levels. Not surprisingly, the statism is worse than the virus itself.
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