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Jeff Deist: Are Millennials Abandoning Liberty?

Media and CultureStrategy

After watching students across the nation march this week against gun rights, are we seeing young Americans abandoning liberty?

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The Best Way to Compete with China Is to Free the Economy

Global Economy


There is no danger of China truly freeing its economy and thus really rivaling America's more market-based system. 

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What Crushed the Corn Laws?

Legal SystemWorld HistoryInterventionism

03/05/2018Mises Daily Articles
Restriction of the freedom of trade was, for members of the league, intimately connected with "landlordism" and the aristocracy.

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The Fateful Wish for Price Stability

Free MarketsInterventionismMonetary Theory

02/28/2018Mises Daily Articles
Price stability is a scheme dreamed up by central bankers and other interventionists in an effort to circumvent markets.

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Is the (Tea) Party Over?

Taxes and Spending

Now that Republicans control the White House and Congress, tea party groups have little to say about runaway government spending.

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How Central Banks Stoke Stock Prices

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

There are two important ways through which the central bank and its effectively inflationary machinations influence stock prices.

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E-Verify Threatens Us All

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

E-Verify could be used to punish anyone who displeases the government, from immigrants to homeschoolers to gun owners.

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What the FBI/FISA Memo Really Tells Us About Our Government

Cronyism and CorporatismLegal SystemStrategy

Both parties suppressed evidence of FBI abuse of the FISA process until after the FISA Amendments Act could be re-authorized.

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The Political Economy of the Antifederalists

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

02/02/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Constitution, Antifedralists said, lacked sufficient mechanisms to prevent the new government from taxing, spending, and regulating without limit.


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Central Banks Put a Safety Net Under Financial Markets

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Investors assume bailouts will follow a new bust. But how high can the US interest rate go without bringing the bust?

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