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Calculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange
Economics is not intent upon pronouncing value judgments. It aims at a cognition of the consequences of certain modes of acting.
Government police, analysts, and lab workers have been repeatedly shown using faulty technology, forging documents, and falsifying lab results to arrest, prosecute, and convict innocent citizens.
Noah Smith's Bloomberg column praises Milton Friedman's "plucking model" of recessions, where the severity of a bust is connected to the strength of the following recovery. Does this refute Mises' BOOM-BUST theory?
Philosophy and Methodology
Patrick Deneen lumps everything he dislikes under the label of "liberalism." But one is left wondering if he is familiar enough with liberalism's history to pass judgment on it.
Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentInterventionism
The scare tactics from Beto O'Rourke and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is yet another example demonstrating the farce of the climate change policy debate.
Media and CultureWorld History
People are not economic automatons who necessarily arrange their families in ways that advertisers and employers want them to.
The socialists recognized the many material benefits offered by capitalism. Their mistake was thinking that total equality could be achieved as well.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. History
Not everything needs to turn into a nationwide systemic problem when the federal government is a political mess. We ought to decentralize now to limit the damage the feds can do.