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Argentina's Difficult Political Landscape and Libertarian Prospects for Change

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomSocialismPhilosophy and Methodology

07/21/2022Mises Media
Once wealthy Argentina has suffered under one interventionist regime after another for nearly a century. What are the prospects for changing things for the better?
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Africa's Entrepreneurs: The Igbos of Nigeria

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyWorld History

07/15/2022Mises Media
Groups targeted by class warriors in America will achieve more if they follow the Igbos’ path and ignore the politics of grievance.
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Are Libertarians "Anarchists"?

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/04/2022Mises Daily Articles
One popular charge against anarchism is that it "means chaos." This is certainly debatable, and no anarchist ever deliberately wanted to bring about chaos.
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A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Banking and Finance

Economic PolicyThe FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

06/30/2022Mises Media
Forget Jerome Powell's fanciful "soft landing" or the notion that the Fed can pull another rabbit from its hat. The banking system is headed for a crash and monetary authorities likely will make things worse.
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A Critique of Neoclassical and Austrian Monopoly Theory

Austrian Economics OverviewMonopoly and CompetitionOther Schools of Thought

06/25/2022Mises Daily Articles
One of the most controversial areas in Austrian economics, and one where even long-established Austrian theorists differ sharply, is monopoly theory.
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An Austrian Theory of Environmental Economics

The EnvironmentPraxeology

06/18/2022Mises Daily Articles
Environmental economics is steeped in standard neoclassical theories of efficiency and Pigouvian welfare economics. That's a problem.
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Are Technology Shocks Responsible for Business Cycles? In a Word, No.

Global EconomyProgressivism

06/16/2022Mises Media
The theory of real business cycles won a Nobel Prize, but it ultimately confuses cause with effect.
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Are Today's Homeownership Rates Sustainable?

CapitalismMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

06/15/2022Mises Media
Skyrocketing asset prices are great for hedge fund managers and Wall Street types, but they increasingly drive ordinary people into unsustainably large amounts of debt.
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Austrian Economists Are Not Surprised by the Shortages

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyTaxes and Spending

05/28/2022Mises Media
While supporters of the Biden administration fault Putin for shortages, Austrian economists know the answer lies in Washington's monetary and economic mismanagement.
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