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Rothbard: These Are the Best Libertarian Educators


In a 1961 letter to F.A. Harper, Rothbard, listed who he felt were the world's most important libertarian educators.
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Rising Oil Prices Don't Cause Inflation


The core driver of general increases in prices of goods and services is central-bank driven money-supply growth, not the price of oil.
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Ronald Stöferle: Austrian Investing

What makes a good investor? Jeff Deist and Ronald Stöferle discuss Austrian economics and its application to financial markets.
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Reflections on Venezuela’s "Economic Miracle"

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingWorld History

10/23/2015Mises Wire
It wasn't long ago that the pundits were talking about Venezuela's "economic miracle" which had proved all the anti-socialist naysayers wrong. But with soaring unemployment, inflation, and deficits, the Venezuelan people are unfortunately having to pay for years of ignoring economic reality.
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Robert Shiller Is Shilling for Socialism

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

10/19/2015Mises Wire
Robert Shiller, in a new screed against capitalism in The New York Times, asserts that government regulation makes countries rich. He then bolsters this argument by making stuff up.
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Real Wealth Weaker than GDP Stats Show

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

09/07/2015Mises Wire
Our method of calculating GDP growth is hopelessly flawed, and is more likely determined largely by the growth of the money supply in the economy. So as the Fed pumps more, the economy appears to grow also.
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