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What Economic Progress Means

Global EconomyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

10/01/2019Mises Daily Articles
The question is not whether economic progress makes people happy. Most mothers feel happier if their children survive, and most people feel happier without tuberculosis than with it.
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Global Child Mortality Falls Again, As Market Trade and Economic Globalization Spread

Thanks to global trade and increasingly free (although, regrettably, not unhampered) markets, Latin America, southern Asia, eastern Asia, and even Africa have moved toward becoming middle income countries.

09/30/2019Power & Market
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Central Bank "Stimulus" is Really a Huge Redistribution Scheme

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

Blog09/28/2019

Central banks pretend all these benefits come at no cost to anyone. Unfortunately, we all ultimately pay the price. 

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Greta Thunberg To Poor Countries: Drop Dead

Global EconomyStrategyInterventionism

09/27/2019Audio/Video
It appears many Indians and Brazilians and Chinese are willing to risk the global warming for a chance at experiencing even a small piece of what wealthy first-world climate activists have been enjoying all their lives.
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Future Global Carbon Emissions Will be Driven by the Developing World

As a proportion of global carbon emissions, China is closing in on 30 percent of the global total, while the US has now dropped below fifteen percent.

09/27/2019Power & Market
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Julie Borowski: Nobody Knows How to Make a Pizza

Media and Culture

09/27/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Julie Borowski discuss YouTubing, the fun and fatigue of the Liberty Movement, and her new book for children.
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Greta Thunberg To Poor Countries: Drop Dead

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

Blog09/26/2019

It appears many Indians and Brazilians and Chinese are willing to risk the global warming for a chance at experiencing even a small piece of what wealthy first-world climate activists have been enjoying all their lives.

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The Brexit Battle Shows Democracy Is Only Allowed When the Regime Likes the Outcome

Blog09/24/2019

Democracy is only allowed when the voters vote "correctly" according to the ruling classes. "Wrong" decisions will trigger court rulings voiding the vote. Or we'll just keep voting until people get it "right."

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