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Capitalism Means Less Waste — Because More Waste Means Less Profit

The EnvironmentProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/17/2018

The concept of "productive complements" shows us how capitalists have long sought to make as much use as they can of every part of the materials they use to make goods.

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Congratulations!

Blog10/09/2018

Walter Block has reached an amazing milestone.

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Consumerism: Don't Blame the Market for Delivering What People Want

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog08/28/2018

Those who oppose "consumerism" contend it is wrong to give consumers what they want if they want the wrong things.

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Can Freedom Survive Without the State?

Private Property

04/18/2018The Austrian
Ferguson concludes an orderly society requires a strong state, but more insightful readers might draw a different conclusion from his critique of the state.
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China's Great Migration

Strategy

01/31/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The huge migration of Chinese from farms to urban manufacturing centers is key to understanding China's economic growth in recent years.
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Claudio Grass on Whether Switzerland can Save the World

10/20/2017Audio/Video
Claudio Grass joins Jeff Deist to discuss what libertarians can learn from Switzerland.
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Central Bankers Are Losing Faith in Their Own Alchemy

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog12/28/2016

In his new book, central banker Mervyn King sometimes sounds like Murray Rothbard. But in the end he continues the problem of central banking control.

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Charles Murray's Tepid Radicalism

The Police StateTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

10/12/2015Mises Wire
In his new book By the People , Charles Murray claims that government has become tyrannical, and therefore people ought to disobey bad laws. But only some laws, Murray explains. Tax laws are just swell, as is the foreign-policy status quo.
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