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China Must Walk a Fine Line Between Nationalism and Global Trade

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog05/24/2018

The Chinese government has to present unbreakable strength, but they are more vulnerable to a trade war than they admit. 

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Class Theory and Cultural Marxism

SocialismWorld History

Blog02/01/2018
Modern ideas of political correctness are often real-world applications of Marx’s opposition to people with the "wrong" class consciousness.
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Chris Calton: The March to America's Civil War

U.S. History

11/17/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton, host of the Mises Institute's Historical Controversies podcast, is back with a fascinating account of the antebellum era.
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Cradles of Capitalism: the City-States of Greece and Italy

Swiss WatchWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

Ancient and Renaissance city-states were some of the greatest incubators of economic and entrepreneurial activity.
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California Gold and Clay's Compromise

U.S. History

11/08/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton on the Gold Rush, westward expansion, and the Compromise of 1850.
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Can a Modern Central Bank Still Be a "Banker's Bank"?

Swiss WatchMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

The culture of central banking has ventured so far from a culture of restraint that it's unlikely anything but abolition will now fix matters.
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Chris Calton: Historical Controversies

HealthU.S. History

08/18/2017Audio/Video
This weekend, we're excited to share the first episode of a new Mises Institute podcast with Chris Calton.
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Can Switzerland Survive Today's Assault on Cash and Sound Money?

Swiss WatchWorld History

The Swiss love of privacy and sound economics has endured for centuries. But global trends continue to chip away at these venerable traditions.
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