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Argentina: A Country Caught in an Endless Loop of Financial Crises

Blog5 hours ago

Although Argentinians mean well, they cannot seem to break free of an endless loop of crises causes by expansions of the welfare state and deficit spending.

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A Biography of Henry Hazlitt

Biographies

10/05/2019Articles of Interest
"The art of economics consists of looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups."
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Altruism vs. Materialism in Market Exchange

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog07/26/2019

Other psychic factors being equal, it is to everyone's self-interest to maximize his monetary income on the market. But this maximum income can then be used for either “selfish” or for “altruistic” ends.

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Austrian Business Cycle Theory, Explained

Booms and BustsAustrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

Blog07/09/2019

The “boom-bust” cycle is generated by monetary intervention in the market, specifically bank credit expansion to business. 

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America's Libertarian Revolution

U.S. History

Blog07/04/2019

In the deepest sense, the American Revolution was a conscious majority revolution on behalf of libertarianism and against power.

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Authentic German Liberalism of the 19th Century

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/01/2019Mises Daily Articles
The authentic German liberals have fallen into total obscurity. Today, the figures who are celebrated as early-twentieth century German liberals are men who were, in fact, collectivists and forerunners of the totalitarian state.
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Are Markets Boring?

Big GovernmentFree Markets

12/29/2018The Free Market
The psychology of the anti-market left can be a puzzle, but even more confounding is the mentality of the anti-market right.
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