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Why Gold Still Matters

Media and CultureMoney and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewGold StandardMoney Supply

12/10/2019Audio/Video
Why does gold still matter? Politicians, central bankers, and investors dismiss it as a relic, but the precious metal still plays a role in today's economy. Keith Weiner of Monetary Metals explains why.
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Word, Action, and Entrepreneurship

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/29/2019Articles of Interest
An essential aspect of the Mengerian-Misesian tradition — the emphasis that it puts on the entrepreneurial character of all human action, that is, its inherent entanglement with the problems of scarcity and uncertainty.
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What "Climate Justice" Really Means

Blog09/24/2019

"Climate justice" would bring with it mass unemployment and major economic distress. Activists ignore the true costs, while discounting market solutions.

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What Austrian Economics Can Teach Historians

War and Foreign PolicyBusiness CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

10/05/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Austrian economics in particular provides the historian with a theoretical apparatus that equips him with the ability to make disembodied statistics tell a coherent and accurate story.
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When Mainstream Economics Was Wrong, Mark Thornton Was Right

Booms and Busts

08/11/2018Books
Thornton has effectively defended the market economy against the conventional view that recent economic crises show we have too much freedom, and we need still more controls.
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We Don’t Even Want Your American Goods In Europe — Or Do We?

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog05/07/2018

As a trade war heats up between the US and the EU, both regimes rush to victimize their own populations.

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What I Learned from Murray Rothbard

BiographiesStrategy

07/23/2017Audio/Video
Tom Woods presents the opening lecture of Mises University 2017.
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Why Emmanuel Macron's Surge Is Unlikely to Change Anything

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog03/02/2017
Emmanuel Macron is telling everyone what they want to hear. But what France needs isn't popular at all: a big dose of free markets.
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