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Medicare and Medicaid Destroyed Healthcare

Health

Blog12/14/2019

Medicare and Medicaid ended up destroying the finest healthcare system in history, and the healthcare crisis has become a permanent part of American life.

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My Path to the Austrian School of Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog12/06/2019

There is no more stopping the Mises School. And when the truth finally wins out, because only what is true can also work smoothly in the long run, then the hour of the Austrian School of Economics will have come.

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Menger's Anti-Historical Method Versus the Neoclassical Anti-Historical Method

History of the Austrian School of Economics

12/03/2019Articles of Interest
The Austrian-school approach, with its realist, real-world approach, is actually more inclined toward empiricism than the neo-classical economists who tend toward very abstract theories and models.
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Maternal Care Scandal in Britain’s NHS Reveals Human Costs of Socialised Medicine

HealthSocialism

Blog11/26/2019

In a sense, it is hardly surprising that so little attention has been paid to scandals within universal healthcare systems given the histories of underperformance, scandal, and perpetual crisis associated with many such systems.

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Money-Supply Growth Accelerates to 28-Month High

Money Supply

Blog11/23/2019

During October 2019, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 4.95 percent. That's up from September's rate of 3.10 percent, and was up from October 2018's rate of 3.49 percent.

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My First Time to East Berlin

World History

Blog11/11/2019

One East Berliner told me there was not much difference between “freedom” in West and East Berlin because some workers in West Berlin had to commute more than half an hour by bus to get to work.   Hence, they had no freedom.

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Money-Supply Growth Surges to 8-Month High in September

Money Supply

Blog10/29/2019

During September 2019, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 3.10 percent. That's up from August's rate of 1.85 percent, and was down from September 2018's rate of 4.38 percent.

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Mercantilism, Merchants, and "Class Conflict"

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

10/28/2019Mises Daily Articles
The economic policy dominant in the Europe of the 17th and 18th centuries assumed that intervention in economic affairs was a proper function of government.
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