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Multinational Agrichemical Corporations and the Great Food Transformation

Corporate WelfareCronyism and Corporatism

Blog11/05/2022

As "decarbonize agriculture" becomes the watchword, powerful multinational agriculture firms have embraced the 2030 UN agenda. Their actions will result in widespread hunger.

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Murray Rothbard versus the Progressives

LibertarianismProgressivismStrategy

Blog11/03/2022

When communism fell with the USSR, Murray Rothbard realized that the greater threat to liberty was social democracy. Events of the past few years have proven him correct.

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Misunderstanding Mises, Again

SocialismPraxeology

Blog11/02/2022

After praising Mises for his work on socialism, Tyler Cowen goes on to claim Human Action is "cranky and dogmatic." "Brilliant and insightful" would have been more truthful.

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Myth versus Ideology: Why Free Market Thinking Is Nonideological

Free MarketsSocialism

Blog10/21/2022

Austrian economists often are labeled ideologues for advocating for free markets, yet socialism requires the ideological blinders.

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Murray Rothbard Was Right: Deposit "Insurance" Is Not Insurance at All

Money and Banks

Blog10/19/2022

Insurance protects individuals from events that cannot be foreseen. As Murray Rothbard noted, however, deposit insurance exists to "protect" a system that is inherently bankrupt.

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Mises and Imaginary Constructions

Austrian Economics OverviewProduction Theory

Blog10/07/2022

While Austrian economists criticize the neoclassicals for their models' use of untrue assumptions, critics have turned the same criticism against the Austrians for their use of the evenly rotating economy.

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Misunderstanding Murray (Again)

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

Blog09/23/2022

Professor Melinda Cooper of Australia believes she has "discovered" Murray Rothbard, but the Rothbard she claims to have found is nonexistent. David Gordon explains why.

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Molinari Explains the Difference between Monarchy and Popular Government

World History

Blog09/14/2022

The rise of democracy blurred the lines between the regime and the people it exploits. This was less of a problem under monarchs, whose interests were clearly separate from the public's. 

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