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Intellectual Property as the New Guild System

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/15/2019

Even if one strongly believes that IP laws are essential for creativity, it is difficult to justify the expansion of IP protections that have taken place in recent decades.

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It's Trump vs. the Deep State vs. the Rest of Us

Bureaucracy and RegulationWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/14/2019

Even The New York Times now admits there is a deep state — and that it serves its own agenda while ignoring the elected civilian government.

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Inflation

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/25/2019Mises Daily Articles
Unfortunately, some people prefer to attribute the cause of inflation not to an increase in the quantity of money but to the rise in prices.
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If People Can't Be Trusted with Market Freedom, They Also Can't Be Trusted with the Vote

Interventionism

Blog10/17/2019

Behavioral economists say that since individuals are irrational, we need more state intervention in the economy. However, their criticism can be turned around: if individuals are irrational, government power is especially dangerous.

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Is Protectionism Patriotic?

Blog10/14/2019

Conservatives tell us that we must move beyond the idea of allowing people to trade freely in the marketplace. "Patriotism" is the true measure of economic policy, and that requires higher taxes, more government spending, and a powerful state.

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Isabel Aneyba: Listening From the Heart and the Techniques of Empathy

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

10/01/2019Audio/Video
Isabel Aneyba, an expert in the techniques of empathic diagnosis that yield the understanding of the mind of the customer, shares these practical techniques — and her success in starting and growing a customer research company.
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Inverted Yield Curves, Recessions, and You

Financial MarketsU.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog09/05/2019

To understand what an inverted yield curve means, you must first understand what the yield curve is.

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