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The Cultural Consequences of Negative Interest Rates

Global EconomyMedia and CultureMoney and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewMonetary Theory

12/03/2019Audio/Video
Rahim Taghizadegan from the independent Viennese Scholarium offers a European perspective on the anti-economics of negative interest rates
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The Washington Post's Double Standard on Immigration and Guns

Blog12/03/2019

The Washington Post supports local governments ignoring laws. Except when those laws restrict private gun ownership.

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Menger's Anti-Historical Method Versus the Neoclassical Anti-Historical Method

History of the Austrian School of Economics

12/03/2019Articles of Interest
The Austrian-school approach, with its realist, real-world approach, is actually more inclined toward empiricism than the neo-classical economists who tend toward very abstract theories and models.
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Anti-Market Conservatives Want to Fix Social Ills, But Their Cure Will Only Make Things Worse

World History

Blog12/03/2019

Far from being the saviors of society, the new breed of anti-market conservatives are merely the newest iteration of the long line of anti-social apologists for state domination.

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Understanding Elizabeth Warren's "Radical" Wealth Tax

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

Blog12/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth taxes will have devastating consequences on capital formation, and will encourage investors to hold riskier assets than they otherwise would have.

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How Banks Go Bust

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and Banking

12/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
Suppose that a convincing orator should go on TV tomorrow, and urge the public: "The banking system of this country is insolvent."
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Rationality in the Real World Isn't What Economists Think It Is

Blog12/02/2019

The world doesn't follow predictable patterns based on averages of long-term probability. Ordinary people apparently know this better than statisticians do.

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Exports: Currency Devaluation Won't Grow the Economy

Money and Banking

Blog12/02/2019

When governments devalue the currency to push more exports, the country is getting rich in terms of foreign currency, but it is getting poor in terms of real wealth.

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