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Was Jean-Baptiste Say a Market Anarchist?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPrivate Property

05/17/2022Mises Daily Articles
According to Say, all productive enterprises are created by individuals in society, not by the state. It is the responsibility of productive enterprise to support the continuity of families.
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Why Social Issues Dominate

Decentralization and SecessionMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

05/13/2022Mises Media
Social issues, from abortion to critical race theory to teaching gender identity in elementary schools, dominate our politics and media.
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War, Sanctions, and Sanity: A Purely Hypothetical Inquiry

War and Foreign Policy

05/11/2022Mises Media
Sanctions are promoted as a response to international aggression. Yet, sanctions themselves are a form of aggression that, like war, usually have unhappy endings.
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Where the Truth Is Hidden: Debating the Current State of the US Armed Forces

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign Policy

05/06/2022Mises Media
With members of Congress claiming that the Russian invasion of Ukraine somehow threatens the US homeland, it is time to tell the truth about the military threats to this nation.
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Why the Yen Fell While the Dollar Rallied

Money and Banks

05/05/2022Mises Media
Will Japan ever change course on its negative interest rates? Only if voters begin to realize that the lack of inflation to date in Japan is simply good luck.
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When Is a Land Title Criminal?

Philosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

04/30/2022Mises Daily Articles
Utilitarian economists, grounded on no ethical theory of property rights, can only fall back on defending whatever status quo may happen to exist.
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What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

04/23/2022Mises Daily Articles
History is only a tiresome repetition of one story. Persons and classes have sought to win possession of the power of the state in order to live luxuriously out of the earnings of others.
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We Still Haven't Reached the Inflation Finale

Inflation

04/19/2022Mises Media
Is it too much to hope that the current inflation will "burn out" via similar mechanisms that have reined in inflation in the past?
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Why It's Looking More like the 1970s than the 1950s.

U.S. EconomyWorld History

04/12/2022Mises Media
It is theoretically possible that through huge gains in productivity, the US could escape inflation and stave off a recession. But don’t count on it.
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What Causes Exceptionally Low Inflation in Japan and Switzerland?

World History

04/11/2022Mises Media
Do the low inflation rates mean that the purchasing power of Japanese and Swiss citizens has increased relative to other countries over time? The answer seems to be no.
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