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Socialism and Decivilization

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/31/2018Mises Daily Articles
Let us consider the process that led to the decline and disappearance of classical Roman civilization.
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Trump's Sanctions Meet His Trade War

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog12/25/2018

Tariffs and economic sanctions infringe on the fundamental, God-given right of people to trade with whomever they want.

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Soviet Dissidents and the Weaponization of Psychiatry

SocialismWorld History

Blog12/14/2018

Sadly, the practice of branding political opponents as “insane” is not confined to the now-defunct Soviet state.

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The Poor Laws of England

Labor and WagesPovertyTaxes and Spending

12/07/2018Articles of Interest
The Poor Law Amendment of 1834 attempted to address the problem of runaway costs and abuses of the system. With mixed results.
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The Many Ways Governments Create Monopolies

Monopoly and Competition

Blog12/01/2018

Most major sectors in the US economy have been distorted by government policies pushing monopolies and limiting competition.

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Let's Defend Capitalism

SocialismPolitical Theory

11/30/2018Articles of Interest
Capitalism — not democracy — is what gives us the blessings we have come to associate with a free society. So it is markets and not democracy that we must defend.
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Why do Leftists Settle for a $15 per Hour Minimum Wage?

Blog11/26/2018

Bernie Sanders is so stingy when he advocates for a mere $15-per-hour minimum wage. Why not make the minimum wage equivalent to what Sanders gets per hour as a US Senator?

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The Evolution of Mises' Monetary Thought

Austrian Economics OverviewMonetary Theory

11/19/2018Audio/Video
In this 32-minute talk, Jörg Guido Hülsmann examines and summarizes Mises's insights and innovations in understanding money, its origins, and its purposes. Presented at the 2011 Supporters Summit in Vienna, Austria, on 20 September 2011. Includes an introduction by Douglas E. French.
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