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Low Interest Rates Subsidize Wealthy Households

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/21/2017
Wealthier households are often able to benefit more from low interest rates than can lower-income households.
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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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Libertarian Paternalism

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

10/09/2017Mises Daily Articles
David Gordon reviews Nudge, co-written by Richard Thaler, who was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in economics.
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Lysander Spooner: Freedom Trumps the Rule of Law

Blog10/04/2017
Most people would have considered Charles Sumner to be sufficiently anti-slavery. But Lysander Spooner was not "most people."
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Ludwig von Mises: The Uncompromising Champion of Liberty

From the ArchivesAustrian Economics Overview

To Ludwig von Mises, the good economist is supposed to deliver uncomfortable truths that would likely make him unpopular to the political class.
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Ludwig von Mises: Defender of Capitalism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/29/2017
September 29, 2017 is the one-hundred-and-thirty-sixth anniversary of the birth of Ludwig von Mises.
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London Caves to the Black-Cab Monopolists — Blocks Uber

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog09/28/2017
London's new ban on Uber removes Londoners’ freedom of choice — and makes them poorer.
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Let Catalonia Decide

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog09/19/2017
In an imperfect world, libertarians should support smaller and more decentralized governments as a pragmatic step toward greater liberty.
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