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The Power of Mises's The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality

Blog01/26/2019

Back in 1998, I was working in the filthy world of trade. I’d received this book from Mises.org one morning and had to wait until...

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The Social Media Purge: Is the Mises Institute Next?

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

Blog08/10/2018

The state and its cronyist friends have built a world that seeks to silence our perspectives. 

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Trade Tariffs Won’t Crash the World Economy, Monetary Policy Will

Global EconomyMoney and BanksProtectionism and Free Trade

Many people fail to correctly distinguish between the causes and effects of price inflation and those of monetary inflation.

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The Real Reason Behind the U.S. Trade Deficit (and Why Trump’s Trade War Is Insane)

Blog05/01/2018

A trade deficit is caused by foreign investment. Is spite of what Donald Trump thinks, that's not a bad thing. 

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The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/27/2018

The abolition of cash threatens to cause widespread economic damage and have a devastating impact on many of the most vulnerable in our society.

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The Problem of FOSTA

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog04/04/2018

The Feds are considering an enormous expansion of their powers to regulate the internet. 

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The Political Economy of Protectionism

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/08/2018

Protectionism may provide some short-term benefits to a small number of special interests, but at much greater costs to the rest of society.

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