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Capitalism Makes Us More Humane

U.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog09/18/2018

Why is it that starving Venezuelans are eating dogs while Americans are rescuing dogs from hurricanes?

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Cop Amber Guyger Is One Reason We Need Private Gun Ownership

09/12/2018Power & Market

Police officer Amber Guyger accidently trespassed in a private home, and then shot the owner. Her defenders say it's complicated. Now just imagine if a private citizen had done what she did.

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Capitalism, Happiness, and Beauty

Free MarketsMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

09/04/2018Mises Daily Articles
What characterizes capitalism is not the bad taste of the crowds, but the fact that these crowds, made prosperous by capitalism, became "consumers" of literature — of course, of trashy literature.
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Credit Expansion vs. Simple Inflation

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/26/2018Mises Daily Articles
It's important to remember that the government can engage in credit expansion through many ways other than directly inflating the money supply.
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Capitalism: Why Chile Is So Much Richer than Venezuela

Blog07/24/2018

Chile has enjoyed strong growth since it shifted to freer markets, especially compared to Venezuela, which is burdened by a vicious form of statism.

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Canada Has Legalized Pot — And the US May Soon Bow to State Legalization

Legal SystemMedia and Culture

Blog06/29/2018

Over 100 million people in North America will soon live in places where recreational marijuana has been legalized.

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Central Bankers Won't Tolerate Deflation — No Matter the Cost

Blog05/12/2018

The concluding phase of credit expansion before the credit crisis is now about to begin.

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Consumer Sovereignty: What Mises Meant

Production TheoryValue and Exchange

04/04/2018Mises Daily Articles
Mises stressed the primacy of consumer preferences in the determination of precisely which kinds of goods will be produced with society's scarce resources.
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