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Look to China to Learn About America

The Police State

Blog09/14/2019

The old American way of doing things came to an end with the 9/11 attacks. At that point, the national-security branch of the federal government adopted many of the same powers as the Chinese communist regime, and without any amendment to the Constitution.

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Labor and Labor Costs: Using Theory to Understand the Data

Labor and Wages

Blog09/02/2019

Labor is not homogeneous, so data analysis that speaks simply of "labor" and "labor costs" must be treated with extreme caution.

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Lisa Stevenson: Organizational Psychology and the Entrepreneurial Personality

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

05/07/2019Audio/Video
Hunter Hastings and Lisa Stevenson discuss how entrepreneurs can use Industrial and Organizational Psychology to help their firm succeed.
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Liberty vs. War: A Brief History

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryInterventionism

03/25/2019Mises Daily Articles
States love wars because they enable the state, under the slogans of "defense" and "emergency," to impose a tyranny upon the public that might have been openly resisted in time of peace.
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Ludwig von Mises and the Nature of Money

Money and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

Blog02/13/2019

Among the fallacies Mises debunked in his first book were those of the chartalists - the predecessors of Modern Monetary Theory.

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Let's Defend Capitalism

SocialismPolitical Theory

11/30/2018Articles of Interest
Capitalism — not democracy — is what gives us the blessings we have come to associate with a free society. So it is markets and not democracy that we must defend.
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Lenin Was Right

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

Blog04/02/2018

Lenin is said to have declared that the best way to destroy the capitalist system was to debauch the currency. 

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Literature and the "Class War"

Media and CultureOther Schools of Thought

10/12/2017Mises Daily Articles
The greatest danger of so-called Marxian criticism is that the critics who make a fetish or a cult of it will in time become infinitely boring.
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