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Trump’s Maoist Steel Obsession

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeValue and Exchange

Blog07/04/2017
The wealth of nations is not measured in steel, or in the number of people who make it domestically.
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Four Reasons Why College Degrees Are Becoming Useless

EducationTaxes and Spending

Blog06/14/2017
If education and career skills are what you want, a college or university may be a waste of your time and money.
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Fed Officials Can't See What's Right In Front Of Them

The Fed

06/12/2017Mises Wire
Why is it so controversial to suggest that we should leave interest rates and credit markets alone?
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Patrick Newman: Rothbard vs. The Progressive Era

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

05/26/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Patrick Newman discuss Murray Rothbard's unique analysis of a critical time in US history.
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3 Ways the Critics Get Praxeology Wrong

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/21/2017
Many critics of Mises are attacking a caricature of what Mises called praxeology — which is simply logic applied to human choice, or action.
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Venezuela: Forty Years of Economic Decline

Corporate WelfareThe Police State

Blog05/17/2017

By the 1970s, the Venezuelan economy was in deep trouble. The half-hearted reforms that followed, paved the way for the rise of Hugo Chávez.

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Venezuela Before Chavez: A Prelude to Socialist Failure

Global EconomyPrivate Property

Blog05/04/2017
The roots of Venezuela's failed regime can be found even before Hugo Chávez took office.
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Jonathan Newman: Fake Science

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

04/28/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Jonathan Newman discuss how politicized pseudoscience silences debate and drives dubious public policy.
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