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Trump's First Big Economic Mistake

Blog03/08/2018

A tariff is a tax on imports. That tax is paid by every American who buys the now-more-expensive product. 

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The Pretense of Knowledge

BiographiesCalculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/26/2018Speeches and Presentations
The conflict between what the public expects science to achieve in satisfaction of popular hopes, and what is really in its power, is a serious matter.
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The Rise of the West

Free MarketsWorld History

12/29/2017Mises Daily Articles
Throughout history, material privation and chronic insecurity were the norm.
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The Free Market Levels the Playing Field

U.S. History

Blog11/07/2017
We're told the rich only get richer, but under capitalism, old wealthy owners and industries are regularly replaced by new entrepreneurs and firms.
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The American Militia and the Origin of Conscription: A Reassessment

Media and CultureU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

10/05/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The history of American militias is a complex and often-misunderstood story of both public and semi-private militias.
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The Genius of Carl Menger

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/26/2017Mises Daily Articles
For Menger, economic activity is essentially just planning for the future.
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The Supreme Court Failed Us On Vietnam

Legal SystemWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/22/2017
The Supreme Court justices knew that there was no way that the president would comply with a court ruling against the war.
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The First Economics Lesson

Political Theory

Blog08/01/2017
The inherent difficulties of economics would be great enough in any case, but they are multiplied a thousandfold by the intervention of special interests.
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