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Carl Menger Explains the Nature of Goods

Value and Exchange

Blog07/14/2021

Menger's contribution is famous beyond Austrian economics, because it was one of the fundamental works of the subjective value theory and of marginal analysis. 

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Canadian Healthcare: A Half Century of Broken Promises

Health

Blog07/14/2021

The Canadian government promises to make healthcare available to all. Yet Canadians are forced to endure long and deadly wait times for treatment. And it's getting worse. 

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The Ideas Taught at Mises U Are the Greatest Threat to the Establishment

Media and Culture

Blog07/14/2021

There is no greater threat to the prevailing progressive ideology that dominates both Washington and Silicon Valley than the ideas celebrated at Mises University. Please consider making a donation today.

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Will the Feds Try Price Controls to "Fix" Price Inflation?

Booms and Busts

Blog07/14/2021

We may be told price controls are a temporary necessity, as in 1971 under Nixon. But one thing is certain: price controls will do nothing to resolve the issues underlying the inflation.

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The Problem of Security: Historicity of the State and "European Realism"

Political Theory

All societies require some sort of coercion to maintain order. But "the state" is a very specific and modern type of government institution which claims it can engage in criminal types of coercion with impunity. 

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Review: Sohrab Ahmari's New Attack on Laissez-Faire Liberalism

World History

Blog07/13/2021

The Unbroken Thread is an interesting yet ultimately disappointing attack on liberalism. It is mostly a collection of many opinions, with very little in the way of facts or analysis. 

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The Fed Says It Stabilizes the Economy. I'm Skeptical.

U.S. History

Blog07/13/2021

The Fed says it "provides the nation with a safe, flexible and stable monetary and financial system." Can we all breathe easier now?

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The British Government Pushed back "Freedom Day" with No Explanation

Bureaucracy and RegulationPolitical Theory

Blog07/12/2021

For many, the covid era has been like a rollercoaster. But as the world seems to near the end of the ride, governments don't seem in a hurry to roll back their restrictions.

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