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Should We Loot the Rich?

Taxes and Spending

10 hours agoThe Free Market
Redistribution is not ethical; it’s theft and destruction. It is simply a means to satisfy the envy of some who seek to harm those who have obtained greater wealth through the satisfaction of the wants of consumers.
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Austrian-Style Entrepreneurship Explains Much of China’s Growth.

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog07/22/2019

For centuries, entrepreneurial talents in China were diverted to military wars, political struggles, and government services. But now things are changing.

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Are Expectations the Driving Force Behind Business Cycles?

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog07/22/2019

Even if business people learn to expect easy-money caused bubbles and busts - this would still not prevent the formation of a boom-bust cycle. 

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Myth and Truth About Libertarianism

Free MarketsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

07/20/2019Mises Daily Articles
Here are six common myths often heard about libertarianism.
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Tolkien, Christianity, and the State

Media and Culture

Blog07/20/2019

Conservatives appear to be increasingly in favor of using the power of the state to force their agenda. But what happens when the state they favor is turned against them?

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Why Powell Fears a Gold Standard

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/20/2019

The fact that politicians, central bankers, and “too big to fail” bankers all oppose a gold standard is a tacit admission that hard money would serve as an effective constraint on their activities.

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Old Wisdom Applied to Current Spending Proposals

Blog07/20/2019

“A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you’re talking about real money.”

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Planning for Freedom

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

07/19/2019Mises Daily Articles
There is no other means to attain full employment, rising real wage rates and a high standard of living for the common man than private initiative and free enterprise.
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