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Memories of Murray on His Ninety-Fifth Birthday

U.S. HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog1 hour ago

Perhaps Murray’s greatest virtue was his genuine and abiding intellectual humility. 

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Murray Rothbard on War and "Isolationism"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog03/01/2021

"The true principle of isolationism is that the government should be isolated and people who trade, interchange, and engage in voluntary travel, migration, and so forth should be allowed to peacefully do so."

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Stagflation Cometh

Money and Banking

Blog03/01/2021

As the money supply has skyrocketed, money has flooded into stocks, bonds, single-family housing, and crypto. But this doesn't translate into general prosperity for the countless unemployed and underemployed who face rising prices. 

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Why Rothbard Endures

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog03/01/2021

Instead of succumbing to the zeitgeist, Rothbard moved it.

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Even without "Qualified Immunity," It Won't Be Easy to Prove When Police Are Abusive

LawU.S. History

Blog03/01/2021

When police ineptly scanned a car's license plate and wrongly decided the car was stolen, they proceeded to force a group of children to the ground at gunpoint. Will this qualify as a rights violation if "qualified immunity" is absent? The courts will decide. 

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The Great Reset, Part V: Woke Ideology

PhilosophyPlanningPolitical Theory

Blog02/27/2021

How would a reset of the mass mind come to pass that would allow for the many elements of the Great Reset to be put into place—without mass rebellion, that is? This is the function of ideology.

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The Purpose of Political Demigods like Lincoln and the "Founding Fathers"

Book Reviews

Blog02/27/2021

How do we convince people to submit themselves to the regime or to even die for it? Convince them that the regime was founded and sustained by a breed of superhuman "statesmen" like Wilson, Lincoln, and the "Founding Fathers."

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Bitcoin, Gold, and the Rush to National Digital Currencies

Blog02/27/2021

A money which can be held in only one form, whether digital coin (as in the case of bitcoin), or banknote, or sight deposit, or metallic coin, for example, is crippled. Yet, exclusive digital form has become a huge selling point for the promotors of bitcoin.

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