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Ryan McMaken

Editor, Mises Wire and The Austrian

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Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is a senior editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for the Mises Wire and The Austrian, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado and was a housing economist for the State of Colorado. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

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The Fight over Economics Is a Fight over Culture

ProgressivismU.S. History

02/19/2021Mises Media
Explaining good economic theory is about explaining how the other side is ripping you off.
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If America Splits Up, What Happens to the Nukes?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog02/17/2021

A divided America remains a wealthy America, and a postsecession America would be wealthy enough to retain a defensive military. Moreover, it's even cheaper to maintain an effective nuclear arsenal than to keep up a large conventional military.

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Rush Limbaugh Was Great When Democrats Were in the White House

02/17/2021Power & Market

As a young man I thought Limbaugh opposed the Clinton regime out of some sort of deeply held ideology favoring freedom and free markets. As the Clinton years ended and the Bush years began, I would learn the error of my ways.  

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The NBA's National Anthem Mandate: Another Political Ploy from Pro Sports

Media and Culture

02/16/2021Mises Media
The controversy over Mark Cuban and the national anthem reminds us the NBA and the NFL have spent the last few decades relying on the national anthem as a cynical ploy. Employing "antiracism" and BLM politics was just the natural next step.
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The Fight over Economics Is a Fight over Culture

ProgressivismU.S. History

Blog02/15/2021

Explaining good economic theory is about explaining how the other side is ripping you off.

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