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Why the Greeks Should Repudiate Their Government’s Debt

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

09/09/2015Mises Wire
The Greek debt crisis is often framed as a matter of Greek debtors against German creditors. But it’s really a matter of Greek and German taxpayers being exploited by their own governments which are promising to pay debts with other people’s money.
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Connecticut On Its Latest Cash Grab: It’s Not Greed When We Do It

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

08/03/2015Mises Wire
Connecticut has introduced a new death tax. But for some reason, a blatant cash grab like this is never "greed" when a government uses violence to seize wealth. It's only greed when private sector actors want more money.
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From Beijing to Auburn

History of the Austrian School of Economics

05/25/2015The Austrian
Former Mises Institute Fellow Jingjing Wang discusses how she discovered Austrian economics in China, and her plans for the future as an Austrian economist.
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