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Michael Malice on North Korea's "Economy"

Big GovernmentGlobal Economy

02/16/2018Audio/Video
Michael Malice and Jeff Deist discuss the bizarre economics of life in a country with virtually no outside trade.
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Marriage Licenses: Alabama Legislature Moves Toward Less Government Meddling

Blog01/29/2018
Should the Alabama legislation be passed, government marriage will move closer to being little more than a civil contract, and that's a good thing.
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Money-Supply Growth Near a Ten-Year Low As Lending Slows

Money Supply

Blog01/16/2018

Growth in the supply of US dollars remained near a multi-year low in December, growing 2.9 percent, year over year.

In November, year-over-year growth in the money supply fell to a 129-month low, growing 2.7 percent. The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate than November 2017...

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Mises Explains The Santa Claus Principle

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog12/25/2017
An essential point in the social philosophy of interventionism is the existence of an inexhaustible fund which can be squeezed forever.
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Mainstream Economists Whitewashed the Evils of Communism

SocialismWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/10/2017
There’s no excuse for any sentient being – especially an economist – to have praised the decrepit communist economic model by the 1980's.
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Mainstream Economists Don’t Even Get Their Dimensions Right

Capital and Interest Theory

Blog11/03/2017
Economists often discuss capital and interest, assuming that “interest equals the marginal product of capital” when in fact that is simply wrong.
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Mises Remembers Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk

Biographies

10/21/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Newly discovered and translated article by Ludwig von Mises about Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk on the tenth anniversary of his death.
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Money-Supply Growth Drops Again — Falls to 108-Month Low

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

09/17/2017Mises Wire
The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate was during August 2008.
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