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The Federal Reserve Now Is between the Proverbial Rock and a Hard Place

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles

08/01/2022Mises Media
The great credit expansion Alan Greenspan began thirty years ago has finally run its course. The Fed no longer can expand credit to fight the oncoming recession.
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Garet Garrett: muy delante de las trincheras

BiographiesFree MarketsU.S. History

08/01/2022Mises Daily Articles
Garrett quería que su gobierno se ocupara de sus propios asuntos. Esto se debe a que quería que los americanos pudieran ocuparse de sus propios asuntos sin tener que pagar impuestos, ser reclutados o morir por causas ajenas.
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Garet Garrett: Far Forward of the Trenches

BiographiesFree MarketsU.S. History

08/01/2022Mises Daily Articles
Garrett wanted his government to mind its own business. This is because he wanted Americans to be able to mind their own business without being taxed, conscripted, or killed in other people's causes.
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The Canaries in the Coal Mines Are No Longer Singing

Booms and BustsThe FedInflationBusiness Cycles

07/31/2022Mises Media
Mortgage companies and realtors are today's canaries. They're in deep trouble, and so are the rest of us.
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The Language Vandals

DemocracyPhilosophySocialism

07/31/2022Mises Media
Language is an institution in society. We need to protect it from vandals in the state-linguistic complex.
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Liberty versus "Relational Egalitarianism"

DemocracyLibertarianismLiberalismPhilosophy

07/30/2022Mises Media
Egalitarian liberals think that basic liberties can be violated in the quest for equality and even that "the natural duty to promote justice straightforwardly implies a duty to establish states."
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How to Teach Austrian Economics in the Current Political Atmosphere

Economic PolicyEducationProgressivismSocialismAustrian Economics Overview

07/30/2022Mises Media
As the US political landscape shifts rapidly and college economics departments become increasingly hostile, the way we teach free-market economics will change.
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John Lilburne: The First English Libertarian

BiographiesFree MarketsWorld History

07/30/2022Mises Daily Articles
Lilburne's courageous campaigns for liberty resulted in his spending much of his life in prisons.
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Do Free Markets Create a Wasteful "Landfill Economy"? Definitely Not

CapitalismEconomic PolicyFree MarketsLibertarianismU.S. EconomyU.S. History

07/29/2022Mises Media
Critics claim the market economy engages in "planned obsolescence" that encourages throwing good products into landfills. In fact, activities that might seem wasteful are the best use of resources.
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Toleration Does Not Require Calling Evil Good

LawMedia and CultureU.S. History

07/29/2022Mises Media
Bombing private property is bad. So, when someone bombed the pro-eugenics, antihuman Georgia "guidestones," we naturally condemned the bombing. But let's not pretend the monument was a good thing.
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