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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 a senior editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for 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 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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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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Capitalism Makes Us More Humane


Why is it that starving Venezuelans are eating dogs while Americans are rescuing dogs from hurricanes?
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