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Digital Currencies Are Changing the Money Landscape

Money and Banks


From the dollar to bitcoin to Facebook's Diem, private monies and quasi monies are making the monetary landscape a lot more complicated. 

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Double Standards, Reparations, and War Crimes

Book ReviewsLawWorld History


The Nuremberg prosecutors wanted to indict the Nazis on trial for crimes, but at the same time they wanted to preserve the dogma that the modern European nation-state is the culmination of moral progress. This created a conundrum. 

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Decentralize New York City!

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History


Staten Island once voted 2-to-1 to leave New York City. The Manhattan overlords ignored the vote. But Staten Island would be better off as a separate city, and the same holds true for Brooklyn and Queens. 

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Debating Socialism: The Seligman-Nearing Debate at 100



In January 1921, thirty-five hundred people packed the Lexington Theater in midtown Manhattan to hear a debate of socialism. Ludwig von Mises in Vienna later called the debate "instructive."

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Deflation Doesn't Undo the Problems Caused by Past Inflation

Economic PolicyInflationPlanning


A deflationary policy is just another type of intervention and in this sense it sets in motion a different form of the misallocation of resources.

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Dr. Gary Schlarbaum, one of our generous supporters, has again offered to match all donations received through December 7. Help the Mises Institute be better in 2021!

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Debunking Seven Common Criticisms of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology


If people want to dismiss this school of thought, which many seem inclined to do for political (not theoretical) reasons, at least they should do so based on facts and knowledge, not on falsehoods.

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Dear Biden Supporters, It's Not Too Late to Secede

Decentralization and Secession


Why subject yourselves to all the stress of the GOP retaking the House in 2022 and even the White House in 2024? Just secede now and save yourselves the trouble. 

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