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Peace through Strength? Excessive US Military Spending Encourages More War

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign Policy

Blog4 hours ago

American politicians claim that excessive military spending makes Americans "safe." The record shows otherwise.

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Just How Common Are School Shootings?

U.S. History

Blog05/25/2022

39 people were killed in school shootings in 2018 (one of the worst years.) In the same period, 900 children drowned, and 1,800 were murdered via child abuse. 

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Covid-19: Assessing the Madness in Year 3

Big GovernmentStrategy

Blog05/25/2022

By making covid a political virus, progressive politicians, cheered on by their media, applied political "solutions" that failed to protect the most vulnerable people.

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Mises University Is the Fix!

Education

Blog05/25/2022

MU changes lives for the better. Please support this magnificent week of education for the deserving students who seek real education beyond the traditional college route.

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What Krugman Gets Right and Wrong on Trade Surpluses

Protectionism and Free TradeOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/25/2022

Krugman’s recent NYT column on Russia features commentary on trade surpluses that is at best very misleading.

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Ireland: When MMT and Price Controls Collide, Little Remains

InflationMonetary PolicyPrice Controls

Blog05/24/2022

Ireland has been "experimenting" with MMT and price controls. The results are predictable.

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Federal Control of Abortion Laws Is Modern Colonialism

Blog05/24/2022

The proabortion centralist line of "accept our definition of human rights, or else" is what we'd expect from the imperialists of old who claimed the "savages" in the colonies couldn't be trusted with self-government. 

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