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The Inflation Reduction Act: Another Unfair and Unjustified State Intervention

Cronyism and CorporatismInflationTaxes and Spending

09/24/2022Mises Media
One doubts that the so-called Inflation Reduction Act will reduce inflation. However, it will wreak havoc on the US economy with its lethal mix of taxes, regulations, subsidies, and outright crony capitalism.
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Democracy and Liberty

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

09/24/2022Mises Daily Articles
It is generally accepted that a government can enslave the citizens—unless it is a democratic government. Mistake!
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Molinari Explains the Difference between Monarchy and Popular Government

World History

09/23/2022Mises Media
The rise of democracy blurred the lines between the regime and the people it exploits. This was less of a problem under monarchs, whose interests were clearly separate from the public's.
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Powell's Pivot to "Pain" but No Gain: Triggering the Coming Recession

Booms and BustsInflationStrategy

09/23/2022Mises Media
The Fed is slowly increasing interest rates in the hopes that the economy will experience a "soft landing." However, there is no way to soften the blows about to fall on the economy.
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Europeans Were Not the Only Slave Traders in Africa

World History

09/22/2022Mises Media
While the current political narratives claim that only Europeans were involved in the infamous transatlantic slave trade, the Africans themselves were also major players in directing and overseeing it.
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The Idea of Liberty Is Western

Free MarketsMedia and CultureHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/22/2022Mises Daily Articles
"The East lacked the primordial thing, the idea of freedom from the state. The East never raised the banner of freedom."
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Five Keys to Professional and Personal Development

09/22/2022Mises Media
Do these things to stand apart from your peers.
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How Do We Define Socialism? By What It Does—and Does Not—Do

CapitalismSocialismWorld History

09/21/2022Mises Media
The reality of socialism is that it politicizes life entirely. How that is supposed to improve quality of life remains a mystery.
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When "Decolonialization" Creates More Problems than It Allegedly Solves

World History

09/21/2022Mises Media
The academic and political buzzword today is "decolonialization," but what happens when good laws are discarded on the flimsy basis that they were established during a colonial era?
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Money: Its Importance, Origins, and Operations

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMoney and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology

09/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
Murray Rothbard explains money in his book The Mystery of Banking . The purchasing power of the dollar varies inversely with the supply of dollars, and directly with the demand.
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