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New Deal and Cold War: The Link of State Domination

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

05/20/2019Mises Daily Articles
One of the most brilliant and forceful attacks on Cold War foreign policy in the postwar era came from the pen of the veteran free-market publicist Garet Garrett, In his pamphlet "The Rise of Empire."
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Nationalism, Socialism, and Violent Revolution

SocialismWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/02/2019

Marx said that what he wanted was to create a one-world state. And that was Lenin’s idea too.

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Nicaragua: Latin America's Other Socialist-Spawned Crisis

Global EconomySocialismThe Police State

Blog04/27/2019

2018 was the year when, yet again, the socialist model proved its inability to generate benefits for a population

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No, Ilhan Omar Wasn't Taken Out of Context

04/25/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy critiques an article by Conor Friedersdorf, in which Friedersdorf mocks the right-wing outrage over Rep. Ilhan Omar's 9/11 remarks as a tempest in a teapot.
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Notre Dame and What Was Lost

04/16/2019Power & Market

When we consider the spectacle of Notre Dame burning, we should ask ourselves whether the politics and economics of our age encourage or discourage building wealth for future generations.

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Not Every Health Condition Is Insurable

HealthInterventionismPolitical Theory

03/16/2019Mises Daily Articles
If you think healthcare pricing seems nonsensical now, just wait until you see what happens when mandated coverage removes any semblance of rational insurance pricing.
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Natural and Neutral Rates of Interest in Theory and Policy Formulation

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

03/13/2019Mises Daily Articles
The so-called "art of central banking" lies in picking the "right" target interest rate. But, there's no way to know the "correct" rate without giving markets freedom from central bankers.
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Notes on Fed Chair Jerome Powell's 60 Minutes Non-Interview

03/12/2019Power & Market

 Jay Powell "sees no reason" the economy can't keep chugging along. And of course that's true until it isn't.

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