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Röpke Revisited

SocialismHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/27/2023

William Röpke, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, has made important contributions to Austrian economic analysis. Not surprisingly, he rejected collectivism as a way to organize an economy.

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Family Destruction and Its Socialist Cheerleaders

ProgressivismSocialismStrategy

Blog01/07/2023

Socialists don't just want to take your property; they also are demanding control of your children and loved ones.

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Industrial Policy Did Not Bring Prosperity to Asia

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProgressivismSocialism

Blog12/28/2022

Forty years ago, American politicians claimed that Japanese economic success was due to government economic planning. Unfortunately, the myth of industrial policy never seems to die, no matter how many times it is discredited.

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The Great Leap Backward*

Economic PolicyProgressivismSocialismWorld History

Blog12/27/2022

More than sixty years ago, Mao launched the disastrous Great Leap Forward. Progressive elites today are trying to force GLF II in the form of the Great Reset. If implemented, it will be even more disastrous than Mao's original folly.

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How Marxism Abuses Ethics and Science to Deceive Its Followers

Free MarketsSocialismHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog12/24/2022

While socialists posit socialism as a humane and ethical system, it is anything but that. Mises understood its brutality long before socialism gripped the world.

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Digital Currency: The Fed Moves toward Monetary Totalitarianism

The FedProgressivismSocialismMoney and Banking

Blog12/09/2022

One hardly can imagine a better tool of social control than a digital currency. Not surprisingly, U.S. monetary authorities are moving in that direction.

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In Jamaica, the Tourists Party On behind High Walls and Locked Gates

DemocracySocialismProduction Theory

Blog12/07/2022

High time preferences also mean high times in a party atmosphere. When Jamaica embraced socialism many decades ago, it wasn't supposed to come to this.

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Reflections upon the Centennial of Mises's Socialism

SocialismCapital and Interest Theory

Blog12/03/2022

It has been a hundred years since Mises published Socialism. It is more relevant than ever.

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