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Ryan McMaken

Editor, Mises Wire and The Austrian

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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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Socialized Medicine Won't Solve America's Obesity Problem


The American lifestyle — not the American healthcare system — is likely the biggest factor in lagging American life expectancy.

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3 Reasons Why the Federal Government Should Handle Only Foreign Affairs

10/20/2018Power & Market

Jefferson was right: the US government should have never been given power over anything other than foreign affairs. And even that is too much.

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Capitalism Makes Us More Humane

10/19/2018Power & Market
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It's OK To Buy Your Pet a Halloween Costume (and Other Luxuries)

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

Money spent on "luxuries" goes to support ordinary people who use profits from luxury goods to make a living and support their families.
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A New Book on Mises for the Layman — In German

10/18/2018Power & Market
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