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Cop Amber Guyger Is One Reason We Need Private Gun Ownership

09/12/2018Power & Market

Police officer Amber Guyger accidently trespassed in a private home, and then shot the owner. Her defenders say it's complicated. Now just imagine if a private citizen had done what she did.

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Controlling Missouri, Part 5: Bloody Hill

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Confederate and Union forces fight on Bloody Hill, and the Battle of Wilson’s Creek comes to an end.
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Capitalism, Happiness, and Beauty

Free MarketsMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

09/04/2018Mises Daily Articles
What characterizes capitalism is not the bad taste of the crowds, but the fact that these crowds, made prosperous by capitalism, became "consumers" of literature — of course, of trashy literature.
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Central Banks Enrich a Select Few at the Expense of Many

Money and BanksMoney and Banking


Under an inflationary monetary scheme, big financial-sector players who get the new money first benefit the most. Ordinary households down the line then bear the brunt of price inflation.

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Controlling Missouri, Part 4: The Battle of Wilson’s Creek

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Chris Calton recounts one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War.
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Consumerism: Don't Blame the Market for Delivering What People Want

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivismValue and Exchange


Those who oppose "consumerism" contend it is wrong to give consumers what they want if they want the wrong things.

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Controlling Missouri, Part 3: Punishing the Rebels

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Union forces pursue the Missouri secessionists to the southwest corner of the state.
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Controlling Missouri, Part 2: This Means War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Nathaniel Lyon declares war on the state of Missouri, and wages the first battle in the state.
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