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Making Nonsense from Sense: Debunking Neo-Calvinist Economic Thought

Free MarketsPhilosophySocialism

Blog02/25/2023

Neo-Calvinist economic thought claims that prices and private property cause scarcity. However, they provide no methodology for their claims.

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China's Emerging Global Leadership Isn't Just the Result of Subsidies: Entrepreneurship Still Matters in This Market

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismThe EntrepreneurFree Markets

Blog02/24/2023

It is easy to dismiss Chinese advancements in electric vehicles as the result of government subsidies, but private entrepreneurship also is playing a major role.

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Artificial Intelligence Can Serve Entrepreneurs and Markets

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

Blog02/24/2023

In our technocratic age, it is easy to dismiss the latest technological developments as an avenue toward freedom, but some of them still bode well for markets.

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Biden versus Bastiat

Economic PolicyFree MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog02/23/2023

President Biden's recent call to "buy American" is doomed to failure, just like all other protectionist schemes.

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How Markets Are Better than Government Regulators at Fighting Corporate Corruption

Bureaucracy and RegulationCapitalismFree MarketsLegal System

Blog02/08/2023

Can private markets only be regulated by government? Hindenburg Research's successes against corporate corruption suggest otherwise.

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Yuri Maltsev, RIP

Free MarketsWorld History

Blog01/26/2023

Yuri Maltsev, a Mises Senior Fellow who once was an advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev when he was an economist in the USSR, has passed away. Rest in peace.

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Yes, the Minimum Wage Harms the Economy

Free MarketsLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog01/25/2023

The imposition of minimum wages harms the economy, although there are nuances in how much harm they cause. It is better not to impose minimum wages at all.

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Producers Should Reject Calls to "Give Back"

Economic FreedomFree MarketsLanguage

Blog01/24/2023

All too often we are told that government employment equals selflessness and working for profit constitutes greed. It's time to reassess the meaning of certain words.

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How Can We Restore Freedom and Sound Money in the US and the UK? Some Ideas

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsMonetary PolicyGold Standard

Blog01/18/2023

It is no secret that freedom, both socially and economically, are disappearing in the USA and Great Britain. The consequences will be most severe if we do not reverse these patterns.

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Australia: The Nation Founded by British Convicts Embraced Entrepreneurship

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

Blog01/14/2023

Australia is famous for its laid-back culture and for being founded by convicts from Great Britain. It also should be famous for its embrace of entrepreneurship.

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