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Gene Callahan

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Gene Callahan is the author of Economics for Real People

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Under the Skin

Political Theory


Taleb contends that you shouldn’t put someone else’s skin in the game without putting your own in it as well.

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Let’s Stay Together: On Direct Exchange and the Social Order

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

05/27/2009Mises Daily Articles
In a market economy, whether it is domestic or international in scope, everyone's standard of living can rise at once.
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Does IQ Determine the Wealth of Nations?

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

08/20/2007Mises Daily Articles
Whether or not some nations truly suffer from an ineradicable intelligence deficit, their best path to follow is the one of freedom.
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As Time Goes By: The Factor of Time in Human Action

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

03/23/2007Mises Daily Articles
Saving in the interest of infinitely postponed consumption is not saving at all — it is pure loss.
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Can We Trust the State with Preservation?

The EnvironmentFree MarketsOther Schools of Thought

02/14/2007Mises Daily Articles
But even more damaging to the case for state-mandated preservation is the fact that the most egregious destroyers of treasures from our past have not been market actors seeking profit, but states pursuing power, engaging in wars, urban renewal projects, and eminent domain seizures of long-...
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