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The Idea of Alternative Currencies Is Going Mainstream

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/23/2019

The movement for alternative money is the result of the history of government monetary mismanagement.

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Government

Political Theory

09/21/2019Mises Wire
I offer my own definition of government: Government is that great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.
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Restitution-Based Criminal Justice in Japan

Legal System

Blog09/20/2019

What makes restitution work well in Japan is that private individuals and groups are much more responsible for controlling crime.

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Why Housing Is More Affordable In Tokyo

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/20/2019

In a city with rapidly rising housing needs, there is really only one way to keep housing prices stable or falling: produce a lot of housing.

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Rent Control: A History of Failure

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/19/2019

Rent controls are a recipe for less housing, and unaffordable rents. At least for most people.

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What John Law Taught Us About the Perils of Printing Money

Money and Banks

Blog09/19/2019

To cause a truly disastrous boom and bust with far-fetching real consequences, you need to control the money supply.

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Per Bylund: Big Data versus Big Ideas

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

09/17/2019Audio/Video
Per Bylund explains what Big Data can and can’t do for entrepreneurs and innovation teams.
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Don't Give Politicians Credit for a Growing Economy

U.S. Economy

Blog09/10/2019

When politicians say "you never had it so good" they're taking credit for something they didn't do. In truth, what economic prosperity we have is due to private savers and entrepreneurs making economic progress possible.

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