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Ryan McMaken

Editor, Mises Wire and The Austrian

Tags Bureaucracy and RegulationEducationThe EnvironmentStrategyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

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Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is the editor of Mises Wire and The Austrian. Send him your article submissions, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado, and was the economist for the Colorado Division of Housing from 2009 to 2014. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

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The Shutdown: The Last Thing We Need is a Government Where Everyone Works Together

Big GovernmentU.S. History

Blog01/22/2018
The ability of a minority to prevent the passage of legislation is a feature of good government — it's not a bug.

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Do Taxpayers Want to Pay For Those Shut Down Government Services?

Free MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/20/2018Mises Daily Articles
In addition to kicking the can down the deficit road year after year, the federal government employs a variety of tools to mask the true cost of government.

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Ryan McMaken: Are We Getting Poorer?

U.S. Economy

01/19/2018Audio/Video
Ryan McMaken and Jeff Deist discuss what makes people rich, and how economists should measure wealth.

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Single-Family Housing Starts Drop by Most Since 1990

01/18/2018Power & Market

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Without Government, Who Will Send Out False Alarms for Nuclear War?

01/18/2018Power & Market

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