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Positivism and Behaviorism

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

11 hours agoMises Daily Articles
For the positivist, a man is a machine like an automobile, and the positivist denies to his fellow men the faculty of choosing ends and the means to attain these ends.
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How Two Venezuelans View American Socialists

11 hours agoPower & Market

Democratic socialists in America are trying to introduce their ideology as something new, when in fact, they are only retreading old-fashioned ideas that history has already disproven.

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Understanding "Brazil’s Donald Trump"

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog10/15/2018

As they did with Trump, the media categorizes Brazil's Bolsonaro as a “hateful” candidate, but it never tries to take a serious look at how Brazilians have suffered under leftist regimes.

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The Louisiana Purchase: Jefferson's Constitutional Crisis that Risked Dissolving the Union

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog10/15/2018

Was Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase an early example of presidential malfeasance?

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The President's Economic Betrayal

SocialismU.S. History

Blog10/13/2018

In this 1971 New York Times editorial, Murray Rothbard described how, under Nixon's "New Economic Policy," "fascism came to America."

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Tall Buildings, Mighty Crashes

Booms and Busts

Blog10/13/2018

Skyscrapers that set world records for height don’t cause economic panics, but are, instead, a warning a boom has reached its peak.

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The Myth of Synchronized Growth and the Era of Secular Stagnation

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog10/13/2018

We have been hearing from central banks that we were living in a synchronized growth territory. Well, it wasn’t the case.

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