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Christmas Movies and Bad Economics

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

12/24/2018The Free Market
Why are so many Christmas movies rife with villainous capitalists who constantly seek to ruin Christmas?
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Carmen Dorobăț: A Young Scholar on Mises's Legacy and Impact

BiographiesMoney and Banks

12/14/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Carmen Dorobăț discuss how Ludwig von Mises's work and legacy have paved the way for an entire generation of younger scholars.
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China Was Desperate for a Trade Deal, but the G-20 Agreement is a Mirage

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog12/04/2018

This trade deal is not only vague, conditional and temporary — it will fail to stop the global economic slowdown.

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Congressman Threatens to Bomb Gun Owners Who Don't Submit to Gun Control

Blog12/03/2018

Former government prosecutor and current congressman Eric Swalwell would love the chance to prosecute and imprison millions of Americans who fail to turn in their guns.

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Connor Boyack: Explaining the State to Kids

Media and CultureStrategy

11/23/2018Audio/Video
Connor Boyack and Jeff Deist discuss the importance of offering an early alternative to the fantasyland view of the state that kids get in schools.
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Capitalism Means Less Waste — Because More Waste Means Less Profit

The EnvironmentProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/17/2018

The concept of "productive complements" shows us how capitalists have long sought to make as much use as they can of every part of the materials they use to make goods.

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