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Opposition Builds to the F-35 Program's Runaway Costs

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/23/2021

The reliability and service life of the F-35 were greatly exaggerated in earlier reports. Now the aircraft is looking like an even bigger boondoggle than before. 

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One Year Later: The Police Still Won't Come Clean on Duncan Lemp's Death

Law

Blog03/12/2021

Local politicians have pretended the Lemp killing never happened and the media let them get away with it—the same way that most of the New York media covered Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nursing home catastrophe last year.

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Only Ideological Change Can Make the World a More Peaceful Place

PhilosophyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog01/22/2021

Given that so much of the world is in the grip of false ideologies, what can we do? Mises says that the answer does not lie in international organizations or treaties. “It is futile to place confidence in treaties, conferences, and…bureaucratic outfits" 

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Our National Psychosis

Big GovernmentDemocracyStrategy

Blog11/13/2020

"We’re already past any of these illusions about democracy or politics or constitutionalism. I would argue that we’ve reached the point where loving our country requires us to identify and begin to separate the various nations which are within it. I think there’s nothing more important today."

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On Foreign Policy, Trump Is Still the Lesser Evil

War and Foreign Policy

Blog10/26/2020

The Democrats, Liz Cheney, and the Never Trumpers still want endless wars, and they hate Trump's apparent lack of enthusiasm for embracing their dreams of empire.

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Our Politicians Would Probably Be Better If We Picked Them by Lot

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog10/03/2020

Rather than choose among a group of narcissists desperate to become popular by redistributing the income of others, why not choose officeholders by lot for a single term?

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Our Fall Campaign Starts Today!

Blog09/28/2020

The mission of the Mises Institute is simple. We want to spread the ideas of Ludwig von Mises and the scholars he inspired.

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Other Reasons to Remove Wilson’s Name at Princeton

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/11/2020

There are at least four good reasons for removing Wilson’s name from Princeton buildings—racial bigotry, his embroiling the US in World War I, his founding of the Fed, and his enactment of the US income tax.

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