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Mises's Proposals for a 100-Percent Reserve Requirement

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/28/2019

"The main thing is that the government should no longer be in a position to increase the quantity of money in circulation and the amount of checkbook money not fully — that is, 100 percent — covered by deposits paid in by the public."

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On Being an Economist

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/22/2019

The economist’s lot is to study a field in which, almost more than any other, human folly displays itself. 

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Venezuela's Economic Collapse Was Enabled by its Central Bank

Money and BanksWorld History

Blog01/22/2019

The Venezuelan central bank helped the regime destroy the middle class's wealth for many years.

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Against the Neoliberals

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
Mises, unlike the neoliberals, argued that the best way to combat monopolies was to abolish the policies and government institutions that created them in the first place.
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The Cure for Poverty

Poverty

01/05/2019Books
The very miracles brought about in our age by the capitalist system have given rise to expectations that keep running ahead even of the accelerating progress, and so have led to an incredibly shortsighted impatience that threatens to destroy the very system that has made the expectations possible.
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State Secrets and the National Security State

Blog01/05/2019

Julian Assange's “crime” was revealing the wrongdoing of the national-security establishment. In the minds of those who blindly support the US state, this is not to be allowed, even if the information is 100% true.

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The Morality of Fiat Money

Free MarketsSocialism

01/03/2019Books
It is commonly overlooked that the decline of the family as an institution is caused in part by fiat inflation. Perennial inflation slowly but assuredly destroys the family, thus suffocating the earthly flame of morals.
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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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