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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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Reminder: The Feds Control a Gargantuan Amount of Coastline Real Estate

01/27/2021Power & Market

One point to make here is that there is over 70 percent more submerged land in the US than the total amount of dry land in this country. That is, the federal government owns more submerged land than the total amount of land in the fifteen states.

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Why the Utes Opposed Biden's Plans to Limit Oil Drilling

Decentralization and Secession


This week's clash over federal attempts to control tribal drilling rights highlights the importance of tribal sovereignty in limiting federal power. 

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With Trump out of the Way, Suddenly We're Hearing Good News about Covid

U.S. History

01/27/2021Mises Media
With Donald Trump safely out of the way, it is now safe for politicians and their friends in the media to begin scaling back their panicked hysteria over covid-19.
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Halfway to Secession: Unity on Foreign Policy, Disunity on Domestic Policy

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

01/23/2021Mises Media
Expect opponents of secession and decentralization to start claiming that neither option is acceptable because any big change to the status quo could endanger American "strength" in foreign policy. Don't listen to them.
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Biden Can Now Launch the Nukes and Unleash World War III Whenever He Feels Like It

War and Foreign Policy

01/22/2021Mises Media
The power to incinerate a billion or more human beings over morning coffee remains in the power of the president. This morning Biden supporters on Twitter were ecstatic over the video of the nuclear launch equipment being handed over to Biden.
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