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History of the Austrian School of Economics

The number of Misesians was once so small that all of them knew each other personally. The world is very different now. 

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Three Lessons from the Kavanaugh Debacle

09/18/2018Power & Market

The politicization of the Supreme Court is total and cannot be undone.

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The Economists versus The Special Interests

Protectionism and Free TradePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog09/17/2018

In spite of claims they will benefit society overall, interventionist policies designed to benefit certain interest groups ultimately only help certain groups at the expense of everyone else.

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The Cure for Homelessness

Poverty

Blog09/15/2018

Two root causes of homelessness — zoning and minimum-wage laws — are warmly and enthusiastically embraced by both the left and the right and ardently opposed by libertarians.

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Ten Years After Lehman: The Solution Was "More Lehmans"

Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog09/15/2018

Lehman was a prime example of mainstream consensus analysis of risk and economic opportunity. We "solved" it with more of the same.

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The Fed's Plan for "Countercyclical Capital Buffers" Is Just More of the Same

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/14/2018

Scratching beneath the surface of the debate around countercyclical capital buffers, we find the normal level of duplicity that characterizes most debates about monetary policy.

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Three New Deals: Why the Nazis and Fascists Loved FDR

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

09/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Critics of Roosevelt's New Deal often likened it to fascism. This was recognized to be true during the 1930s, by the New Deal's supporters as well as its opponents.
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The Great Cryptocurrency Crash of 2018

09/12/2018Power & Market
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