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Celebrating 30 Years of Mises University


05/06/2016Mises Daily
It's a thrill to see all that Mises University has accomplished over the years.

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The Week in Review: April 9, 2016

Booms and BustsEducationEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

04/08/2016Mises Daily
Our greatest enemy today is the economic illiteracy and confusion on the part of those who insist on “planning,” “stabilizing,” and straitjacketing the economy...

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Liberty Defined

Political Theory

04/07/2016Mises Daily
The goal is liberty. The results of liberty are all the things we love, none of which can be finally provided by government.

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Cash Banned, Freedom Gone

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

04/05/2016Mises Daily
Europe continues to move toward banning physical cash. But, in spite of government claims, it's not about fighting crime. It's about economic control...

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The European Union Is Anti-European

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/04/2016Mises Daily
The modern drive to centralize European government and make a European superstate threatens to destroy what made Europe great in the first place.

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The Week in Review: April 2, 2016

04/02/2016Mises Daily
This weekend, over 130 scholars from over 10 countries and 58 colleges and universities gathered in Auburn for the 2016 Austrian Economics Research Conference.

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Will North Korea and Cuba Ever Be Wealthy?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

04/01/2016Mises Daily
As with East Germany, a liberalized Cuba would still require decades to catch up to its affluent neighbors, economically. North Korea is an even more extreme case. All these cases illustrate that political changes cannot substitute for the hard work of building wealth.

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Murray Rothbard Soars, Bill Buckley Evaporates

War and Foreign PolicyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

03/31/2016Mises Daily
Years after his death, more students and scholars than ever are reading and building on the work of Murray Rothbard. Meanwhile, the Conservative movement that so often attacked him is quickly vanishing.

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Price Controls May Be On the Way

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/29/2016Mises Daily
Central banks are in the business of price controls through monetary policy. But, when monetary policy fails, as it is doing now, central banks may look toward more broad forms of price controls as well.

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The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic

Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. History

03/28/2016Mises Daily
Due to over prescription of legal opiates, many patients become addicted and end up turning to illegal opiates like heroin. Overdoses and other tragedies soon follow.

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