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Empty Malls and Shopping Centers: How Government Fuels Malinvestments

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismInterventionism

Blog7 hours ago

The empty shopping mall: a story of how government actions created a huge malinvestment in western Pennsylvania.

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European Shadow Unemployment Is a Real Problem

Money and Banks

Blog01/25/2023

There is an undeniable negative trend in European employment and wages that is a direct consequence of constantly increasing intervention in the economy.

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Ethics for Inhumans

PhilosophyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/30/2022

Philosopher William MacAskill of Oxford University is calling for "Effective Altruism" as a way to deal with long-term future issues. Reviewer David Gordon finds flaws in MacAskill's moral calculations.

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Economic Growth Requires Savings, Not Money Pumping

Central BanksMonetary Policy

Blog12/13/2022

Keynesians believe that economic growth can occur only with an expanding supply of money. Growth doesn't need more money; it needs more savings.

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Economic Progress and Economic Decay: North versus South

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismLawU.S. Economy

Blog12/03/2022

While high-quality automobiles and other manufactured goods are being produced in the Southeast, northeastern states like New York are falling behind, thanks to progressive governance.

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Eliminating Economic Crises

The FedMonetary PolicyBusiness CyclesGold Standard

Blog11/23/2022

Ending the string of economic crises that have occurred the past two decades will happen only when economies can depend upon sound money.

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Economic Calculation and the Great Reset

Economic FreedomProgressivismCalculation and Knowledge

Blog11/15/2022

Governments, billionaire elites, and NGOs have a "wonderful" plan for the rest of us called the Great Reset. They need to read Mises to know their plans are madness.

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Europe's Energy Crisis Was Created by Political Intervention

World History

Blog10/17/2022

The European electricity market is probably the most state-regulated in the world. More intervention is not going to solve the problems created by politics.

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