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Trump Continues the Never-Ending War on Cuba

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog10/06/2020

The embargo continues, partly because the Cuba situation has indirectly exposed the corrupt sham of the entire Cold War and the corrupt machinery of the US national security establishment.

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The Genius of Mises's Action Axiom

Praxeology

Blog10/06/2020

It is through action that our subjective valuations become measurable in objective reality. This is why the action axiom is an irreplaceable launch pad for economic thinking.

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The Absurdity of Covid "Cases"

HealthMedia and Culture

Blog10/02/2020

We have had nearly eight months of life and liberty stolen from us by politicians and their hysteria-promoting accomplices in media. How much more will we accept?

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The Mises Institute Is Funded by People like You

Blog10/02/2020

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The Fed and the Housing Bubble/Bust

Booms and BustsThe FedU.S. History

Blog10/01/2020

By flooding the market with cheap credit, Alan Greenspan pushed interest rates (including mortgage rates) down to artificially low levels. This caused the bubble in house prices and misallocated too many real resources to the housing sector.

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The NRA Would Be Wise to Leave New York ASAP

Blog10/01/2020

The NRA would be wise to vote with its feet. Millions of Americans have already escaped the high taxes and freedom-destroying blue state regimes by doing the same.

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The Wisdom of Cato's Letters

Political Theory

Blog09/30/2020

No man has the power to take life or property from another except in self defense. It would be immoral to do otherwise, and man cannot make it moral by having the state do it.

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The Core of Austrian Theory

Prices

If the hallmark of conventional economics is unrealistic models, the hallmark of Austrian economics is a profound appreciation of the price system. Prices provide us with critical information about the relative scarcity of goods and services.

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