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Market Masculinity: The Bourgeois Ideal of Capitalist Manhood

Media and CultureU.S. History

Blog10 hours ago

The free-market classical liberal William Graham Sumner believed that to succeed in the modern world, men must embrace the bourgeois "industrial" virtues such as skill, frugality, prudence, and self-denial.

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Money-Supply Growth Fell to a 50-Year Low in February. Will the Fed Panic?

Money Supply


With negative growth now dipping below negative 6 percent, money-supply contraction is approaching the biggest declines we've seen in decades.

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Marxists Have a Plan for Housing: Make Sure There Is Less Available

Bureaucracy and RegulationSocialism


As governments create a housing crisis, Marxists call for policies that will make the crisis worse.

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Murray Rothbard’s America’s Great Depression and Its Importance Today

Book ReviewsBooms and BustsAustrian Economics Overview


Rothbard’s America’s Great Depression is the essential book to read for those wanting to understand the economic issues we face today.

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Money Supply Growth Went Negative for the Third Month in a Row, and Is Near a Thirty-Five-Year Low

U.S. HistoryMoney Supply


With negative growth now dipping below –5 percent, money-supply contraction is approaching the biggest declines we've seen in the past thirty-five years.

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Making Nonsense from Sense: Debunking Neo-Calvinist Economic Thought

Free MarketsPhilosophySocialism


Neo-Calvinist economic thought claims that prices and private property cause scarcity. However, they provide no methodology for their claims.

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Mill at a Loss

ProgressivismPhilosophy and Methodology


Murray Rothbard was no fan of John Stuart Mill's philosophy and neither is Philip Kitcher. However, there is a huge divide in how Rothbard and Kitcher view Mill.

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Money versus Monetary Policy

Money and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange


Money is simple. The political program of monetary "policy" is not.

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