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The Data Shows Socialists — Not Sanctions — Destroyed Venezuela's Economy

Cronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeSocialism

Blog07/04/2019

If we stick to the data, regardless of which socioeconomic indicator we choose, it seems clear that the sharp economic downturn began long before 2017.

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The Green Movement's Anti-Humanism

The Environment

Blog07/04/2019

Having failed to show that capitalism impoverishes people, socialists have invented a new victim of material prosperity: the environment. But this latest turn is the most disturbing of all in its knee-jerk hatred for human beings and human life.

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The American Revolution Was a Free-Trade Revolution

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. History

Blog07/04/2019

The British complained of unfair competition from goods supplied by the American colonists. So the state intervened to manage trade and make it "fair." But the American revolutionaries saw protectionism for the scam it was, and still is.

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Trump's "Salute to America" Is a Salute to Government Employees

07/03/2019Power & Market

If Americans really wanted to celebrate the spirit of the Declaration, they'd demand a parade of smugglers, tax cheats, and secessionists.

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The Austrian Theory of Money

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMoney and Banking

07/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
Mises's fundamental accomplishment was to take the theory of marginal utility and apply it to the demand for and the value, or the price, of money.
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The F-35: Poster Child for Pentagon Boondoggles

07/02/2019Power & Market

Far from becoming an effective weapon, the trillion-dollar F-35 is proving to be a fragile one that cannot accomplish its missions.

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The Rising Importance of the Austrian School to Entrepreneurs

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog07/01/2019

There is a field where Austrians are being heard and where Austrian theory is tremendously influential, and that field is dynamic entrepreneurial capitalism.

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The Treaty of Versailles — 100 Years Later

World History

Blog06/28/2019

The Versailles treaty was in many ways an extension of the imperialistic impulses that caused the Great War in the first place. Even worse, it paved the way for World War II.

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