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Taking a Stand for "the People" Usually Means Hurting Actual People

Bureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog10/08/2019

Tucker Carlson insists that capitalism is just a "tool" that governments can regulate and manipulate so as to better serve "the people." In practice, this just means one group of "the people" uses government policy to enrich themselves at the expense of others.

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Not-So-Modern Monetary Theory

Money and Banks

Blog10/08/2019

MMT “is a mix of old and new, the old is correct and well understood, while the new is substantially wrong.”

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Peter Klein on Pricing

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPrices

10/08/2019Audio/Video
Hunter Hastings and Peter Klein discuss a special way of thinking about pricing that is helpful for entrepreneurs.
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China Should Still Be Celebrating the End of Mao's Communism

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog10/08/2019

As it celebrates 70 years of the "People's Republic," China shouldn't forget its rise was made possible by its turn away from communism.

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Was Keynes a Liberal?

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/07/2019Mises Daily Articles
The particular crises to which Keynes reacted were themselves the products of misguided government policies.
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Nicolas Cachanosky on Improving Austrian Business Cycle Theory

The FedBusiness Cycles

10/07/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Nicolas Cachanosky discuss Austrian Business Cycle Theory, the dispute over Fractional Reserve Banking, and how the Federal Reserve broke monetary policy.
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Homicides in the US Fall for Second Year as Murder Rate Drops in 38 States

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog10/07/2019

In spite of the fact we are told the US is in the grip of a gun violence crisis, new FBI data shows murder rates dropped for the second year in 2018, falling back near 50-year lows.

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