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Harry Truman and the Atomic Bomb

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

08/08/2022Mises Daily Articles
The destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a war crime worse than any that Japanese generals were executed for in Tokyo and Manila. If Harry Truman was not a war criminal, then no one ever was.
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The Great Reset at Work: The Dystopian Transformation of the Food Industry

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyLawProgressivism

08/08/2022Mises Media
Fresh off destroying the agricultural economy of Sri Lanka, the Great Reset crowd now is urging people to eat insects in order to combat the food shortages that the self-appointed elites have caused.
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Rastafarianism's Antistate Beginnings: It's More Than Just Bob Marley's Music

PhilosophyWorld History

08/07/2022Mises Media
Mention Rastafarianism and most likely reggae, dreadlocks, and Bob Marley come to mind. However, Rastafarianism helped downtrodden Jamaicans resist the oppressions of colonialism.
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Private Property and Customer Safety: Starbucks Learns a Hard Lesson

LawMedia and CultureProperty Rights

08/07/2022Mises Media
The news that Starbucks is closing sixteen stores due to customer safety concerns exposes the lack of police protection in cities and the problems with allowing noncustomers to remain in stores.
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The Fed Is Making It Up as It Goes, So It Ditched Forward Guidance

Economic PolicyThe FedMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

08/06/2022Mises Media
Powell said that moving forward "we think it's time to just go to a meeting by meeting basis." Translation: "Things might go even more off the rails at any time, so let’s just play it by ear."
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Emil Kauder as an Austrian Dehomogenizer

EducationLibertarianismWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/06/2022Mises Media
Names like Menger, Böhm-Bawerk, Wieser, Hayek, and Rothbard are well-known to adherents of the Austrian school of economics. Emil Kauder isn't one of those names, but Murray Rothbard brings his contributions to Austrian thinking to light.
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Yellen: "Recession" Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Economic PolicyThe FedInflationU.S. Economy

08/05/2022Mises Media
With inflation making workers poorer, and with midterm elections looming, Janet Yellen is doing damage control by arguing over the definition of "recession."
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Inflation Takings Require Just Compensation: Slash Governments!

Economic PolicyThe FedInflationU.S. Economy

08/05/2022Mises Media
Forget Biden's claim that his government is "fighting inflation." His government is creating inflation, and in so doing robbing people of their savings and earnings.
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Regional Territories: A Decentralization Plan for the USA

Decentralization and SecessionFree MarketsU.S. History

08/04/2022Mises Media
As political divisions worsen in the United States, one remedy besides secession might be to create semiautonomous regional territories.
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Thomas Paine sobre el papel moneda

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

08/04/2022Mises Daily Articles
«La mayoría de los defensores de las leyes de curso son aquellos que tienen deudas que saldar, y que se refugian en una ley de este tipo, para violar sus contratos y engañar a sus acreedores».
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