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Ideas on Postwar Economic Policy

Protectionism and Free TradeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog12/07/2017
Mises Institute-Peru presents this English-language version of an article written by Ludwig von Mises that, until now, was only available in Spanish.
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If American Federalism Were like Swiss Federalism, There Would be 1,300 States

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2017

Swiss political decentralization is far more small and localized than is the case in the United States.

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In Fed We Trust

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog10/26/2017
At this point, does anyone believe the Fed is willing to do anything that might really spook markets?
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Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog09/12/2017
The latest argument in favor of conscription is that it's good for the economy. But, it's all just another central-planning scheme.
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It's Not Urban vs. Rural — It's Suburban vs. Urban

U.S. History

Blog08/09/2017
Although the the media has become obsessed with rural Trump voters, the fact is suburban voters and taxpayers are far more important.
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If We Want "Unity," Government Must Become Weaker

Decentralization and SecessionMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog06/23/2017
The problem of majorities oppressing minorities becomes worse the larger the government becomes. The answer is to make the state weaker.
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