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Godfrey Bloom: What Brexit Means

Global EconomyMedia and CultureStrategy

Listen as Jeff Deist and Godfrey Bloom discuss Brexit, self-determination, and secession.
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Give Us More Tax Revenue, Or Else

Media and CultureTaxes and Spending

03/24/2016Mises Wire
Whenever government wants to raise taxes, it immediately threatens to cut the most popular government programs first, if it doesn't get its way. Thus, the governor of Louisiana says he'll cut LSU's football program.
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Get More Bang for Your Buck

Big GovernmentHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

12/22/2015Mises Wire
The influence of the Mises Institute is growing, but we still have a long way to go. With an election year looming, our mission of winning hearts and minds becomes increasingly urgent.
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Government Debt Is Not Like Private Debt

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

12/08/2015Mises Wire
Opponents of austerity have come out to denounce the idea that it’s bad for governments to borrow. They note that there are benefits to borrowing. The distinction they fail to make is that there’s a big difference between private borrowing and government borrowing.
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Gun Control: Fashionable Prohibition for Modern Lawmakers

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryValue and Exchange

10/09/2015Mises Wire
Statistically, alcohol abuse causes far more death, violence, injury, and disease than guns do. And yet, further limiting access to alcohol is off the table while gun restrictions are fair game. In the gun debate, the double standards are plentiful.
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