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Trump Continues the Never-Ending War on Cuba

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog10/06/2020

The embargo continues, partly because the Cuba situation has indirectly exposed the corrupt sham of the entire Cold War and the corrupt machinery of the US national security establishment.

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The Genius of Mises's Action Axiom

Praxeology

Blog10/06/2020

It is through action that our subjective valuations become measurable in objective reality. This is why the action axiom is an irreplaceable launch pad for economic thinking.

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If We Want to Increase Demand in the Market, We Must First Increase Production

Production Theory

Blog10/05/2020

An individual’s demand is constrained by his production of goods. The more goods an individual produces, the more of other goods he can secure for himself.

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Problems with Theories on the Black-White Wealth Gap

Media and CulturePoverty

Blog10/05/2020

Vague and generalizing theories about culture and race don't tell us much about the wealth gap between blacks and whites. The answer is more complex.

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How America's Unsound Money Is Destroying Freedom Worldwide

Fiat dollars aren't just an economic and political problem for Americans. The US's money regime enables and strengthens foreign regimes seeking to defraud and deceive their own people.

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Police Officers Threaten to Quit If the Public Keeps Demanding Accountability

The Police State

Blog10/03/2020

Police reforms are making it easier to monitor police activities, and even to hold officers personally liable when found guilty of abusing their power. But some officers don't like that at all.

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Most Everything Governments Do Should Be Regarded as "Corrupt"

Cronyism and CorporatismTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/03/2020

Governments that redistribute wealth and regulate our daily lives are inherently corrupt. We cheapen the word "corruption" when we reserve it for just a few politicians who break the arbitrary rules.

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Last Day to Double Your Gift

Blog10/03/2020

Generous individuals make it possible for the Mises Institute to offer thousands of books, articles, and videos absolutely free to the public. This work is bearing fruit all over the world.

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