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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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Socialism Is Not Groupthink, but Statethink: A Brief Comment on Jordan Peterson

Legal SystemSocialismWorld History

09/20/2022Mises Media
Jordan Peterson has linked identity politics to socialism. Instead, socialism is about empowering the state.
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The Enclosure Movement and the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions

Economic FreedomEconomic PolicyFree Markets

09/20/2022Mises Media
While historians paint the enclosure movement in negative terms, it actually played an important role in developing agricultural entrepreneurship.
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The Fed Is Wrong to Make Policies Based upon the Phillips Curve

The FedInflationUnemployment

09/19/2022Mises Media
Adherents of the famous Phillips curve believe there is a permanent tradeoff between inflation and unemployment. This is mistaken.
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How Monarchs Became Servants of the State

Big GovernmentLawLegal SystemWorld History

09/19/2022Mises Media
Monarchs created Europe's modern states but lost the ability to control them. Then, having grown beyond the tools that helped monarchs turn themselves into absolute rulers, "the state acquired a life of its own."
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August's Price Inflation Soared, and That Means Earnings Fell Yet Again

The FedInflationMoney and Banks

09/18/2022Mises Media
This is bad news for the administration, which has repeatedly attempted to downplay the relentless increases to the cost of living being inflicted on Americans after years of deficit spending, fueling inflationary monetary policy.
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How the Fed Helped Create Another Calamity: The Ongoing Emerging Market Debt Crisis

Economic PolicyThe FedInflationStrategyU.S. Economy

09/17/2022Mises Media
The Fed's suppression of interest rates in the USA didn't just affect this nation's economy. It also drove investors to seek higher interest rates in questionable investments.
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