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Marx's Terrifying Vision of "Raw Communism"

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

09/27/2018Mises Daily Articles
Karl Marx portrayed a horrifying and violent state of society which is allegedly necessary "to reduce all to a common level."
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Money Supply Growth Moves Sideways as Growth Rate Swings Back to 5-Month High

Money Supply

Blog09/27/2018

Money supply growth rose in August, rising to the highest rate recorded since March of this year.

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Median Household Wealth in America Is Going Nowhere

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog09/20/2018

As of 2016, median wealth in the United States was still near 1983 levels.

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Mercenaries: A "Privatized" Army Is Still an Army

Blog09/13/2018

An increasing reliance on military contractors has allowed US policymakers to keep more wars going while using fewer and fewer US troops in combat.

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Malinvestment, Not Overinvestment, Causes Booms

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

09/11/2018Mises Daily Articles
The characteristic mark of economic history under capitalism is unceasing economic progress, a steady increase in the quantity of capital goods available, and a continuous trend toward an improvement in the general standard of living.
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Money Supply Growth Falls to 6-Month Low

Money Supply

Blog09/06/2018

Money supply growth fell in July, dropping to the lowest rate recorded since February of this year.

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Markets, Not Unions, Gave us Leisure

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomyMedia and CultureU.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical TheoryProduction Theory

09/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
The shorter work week is entirely a capitalist invention. As capital investment caused the marginal productivity of labor to increase over time, less labor was required to produce the same levels of output.
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Mr Trump, Tear Down These Trade Barriers

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog08/11/2018

American tariffs are just taxes on Americans, and its the American consumer who will suffer most.

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