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Argentina Sleepwalks into Hyperinflation (Yet Again)

Central BanksInflationWorld History

05/23/2023Mises Media
A century ago, Argentina was one of the world's wealthiest nations and the Argentine peso rivaled the dollar. Today, Argentina is famous for periodic hyperinflation.
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Are Libertarians Abandoning Free Trade?

LibertarianismPhilosophyPoliticsProtectionism and Free Trade

05/09/2023Mises Media
A bedrock of Austrian economics and libertarianism has been free trade. Unfortunately, some people who claim to value liberty no longer value unhampered exchange.
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A Pyrrhic End to 130 Years of Vicious Bad Money and Banking Crises

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. History

05/06/2023Mises Media
The current banking crises have deep roots in US financial history. Monetary authorities have engaged in inflationary behavior for more than a hundred years.
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Austrian Economists and Empiricism

PhilosophyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

05/05/2023Mises Media
Austrian economics is defined by its adherence to the a priori methodology, not empiricism. That places it at odds with mainstream economics, which stresses the methodology of positivism.
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Arbitrary Use of Power: Punishing Those Who Expose Not-So-Secret Government Secrets

Legal SystemMedia and CultureThe Police State

05/03/2023Mises Media
Washington elites and especially their media have denounced what they once praised: leaking of official documents that show the government has been lying.
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American Dissident: The Legacy of Murray Rothbard

HealthLibertarianismThe Police StateHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/28/2023Mises Media
Murray Rothbard was an elite economist, historian, and avowed enemy of the state. His legacy lives on nearly three decades after his untimely passing.
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Anatomy of the Bank Run

Free MarketsMoney and BanksInterventionism

03/18/2023Mises Daily Articles
It would be instructive to see how many banks would survive if the massive governmental props were finally taken away.
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Are Large Hospitals the Problem with US Healthcare?

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismFree MarketsHealthPrice ControlsProgressivism

03/13/2023Mises Media
Two "distinguished" healthcare analysts have examined the medical system in the USA and conclude that the REAL problem is . . . large hospitals. Dale Steinreich applies economic analysis to their claims.
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Austrian Economics Stands against the Collectivism of Progressive Thought

ProgressivismSocialismAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

03/11/2023Mises Media
Progressivism is collectivist, anti-individual, and ultimately destroys civilization itself. Austrian economics stands against this force.
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