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Foreign Capital Investment: The Antidote to Global Inequality

History of the Austrian School of Economics

10/03/2017Mises Daily Articles
Foreign investment and free trade are the keys to rapidly increasing a government's wealth. Unfortunately, most governments demonize both of these.
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Foreign Investment Is Not a Problem for the Domestic Economy

Blog07/27/2017
We don't have to worry about paying for foreign capital any more than we must worry about paying for foreign oil. Both trades benefit the domestic economy.
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Fed Raises Rates — Will Other Central Banks Follow?

The Fed

06/18/2017Mises Wire
The Federal Reserve says it can now turn to tighter monetary policy if the economy continues to expand "as anticipated." But that's a pretty big if.
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Federal Bureaucrat to the Public: Be Afraid!

Blog05/26/2017
Governments have always thrived on the fear of the taxpayers, and the DHS secretary is sure that if we knew what he knew, we'd "never leave the house."
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For Keynesians and Austrians, "Uncertainty" Means Two Different Things

Booms and BustsCapital and Interest Theory

After the 2008 crisis, many Keynesians found a new appreciation for uncertainty in economics. Unfortunately, they misunderstand how uncertainty works.
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Four Agencies to Abolish along with the Dept. of Education

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog02/23/2017
Cabinet-level departments enjoy more political prestige than other agencies. Getting rid of them is first step in cutting back federal spending.
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Federal Spending Grew More Under Bush and Reagan than Under Obama

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog02/10/2017
If the experience of Bush years is any indication, we should brace ourselves now for big increases in government spending.
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FBI: US Homicide Rate at 51-Year Low

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Blog06/15/2016

The American public is "unaware" that the homicide rate in the United States has fallen by 49 percent over the past twenty years.

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