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Why International Economics Theory Has Become Irrelevant

Protectionism and Free Trade

Perhaps the best proof of the current divorce between theory and reality in international economics is the economists who declare themselves in favor of free trade while also opposing the removal of all tariffs and customs.

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A Modest Proposal for the Fed

Business CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog03/08/2019

So how about it, Mr. Powell? A real economy operates without ultra-low interest rates and activist central bank stimulus.

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A Response to Daniel McCarthy's "Why Libertarians are Wrong"

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog02/26/2019

Conservatives seem to want a "robust" state to replace the cultural, religious, and economic institutions that states destroyed in the first place.

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The Power of Mises's The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality

Blog01/26/2019

Back in 1998, I was working in the filthy world of trade. I’d received this book from Mises.org one morning and had to wait until...

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Behind the Scenes at the Central Banks that Created our Modern Monetary System

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

100 years ago, coordination among central banks was engineered to speed up the renunciation of the gold standard, and greatly enlarge the freedom of all central banks to inflate money supplies.

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A Message from Jeff Deist

Blog12/27/2018

Today both Mises and Rothbard are better known around the world than their long-forgotten contemporaries. Why is that?

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Peace on Earth

Blog12/27/2018

We don’t oppose the state’s wars because they’ll be counterproductive or overextend the state’s forces. We oppose them because mass murder based on lies can never be morally acceptable.

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