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The Fallacies of German Socialism in War and Peace

SocialismWorld History

Blog08/21/2018

The German use of wartime central planning paved the way for full-blown socialism.

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Who Is Frank Fetter?

History of the Austrian School of Economics

08/20/2018Audio/Video
Jeffrey Herbener discusses the significant contributions of Frank Fetter (1863–1949) on the implications of the marginalist revolution
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Abolish Campaign Contribution Limits

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog08/18/2018

Why shouldn’t the rights of economic liberty and private property extend to donating to people who are running for political office?

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The Problem with Historical Illustrations of Free-Banking Systems

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/16/2018

 Historical experience does not appear to support the thesis of modern fractional-reserve free-banking theorists.

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Today's Leading Mises Scholar on the Man and His Legacy

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/14/2018The Austrian
"He used Menger’s edifice as a framework, and then he solidified its foundations and proceeded to build an entire basilica on top of it. It was an enormous achievement."
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IMF Produces Another Bogus Venezuela Inflation Forecast

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/13/2018

Forget the IMF’s forecasts of Venezuela’s hyperinflation. They are a prime example of junk science. 

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Nonsense on Deflation

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

08/11/2018The Free Market
That deflation is always and everywhere a bad thing is now an almost universal article of faith among mainstream economists and financial commentators.
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The Deep State's Long Enmity Toward Iranians

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/11/2018

The US deep state’s hatred of the Iranian people goes back a long way, at least as far back as 1953. 

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