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Why There Should be More Elections, More Often

U.S. History

Blog02/04/2019

Politicians say they need longer terms in office so they can "do more" while in office. That by itself is an argument for shorter terms and more frequent elections.

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Jeremy Bentham: From Laissez-Faire to Statism

BiographiesFree MarketsInterventionism

02/04/2019Mises Daily Articles
Bentham began as a devoted Smithian, but over time he became more and more statist.
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6 Reasons to Keep the EU's Unanimity Policy on Taxes

Blog02/04/2019

So far, the EU has required that all states approve any tax increases in a unanimous vote. Unsurprisingly, the EU elites find this limitation very inconvenient.

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The Threat of a US Government Debt Trap

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

Blog02/04/2019

It is challenging to see how governments can escape from their debt traps when interest rates rise above the levels currently forecasted.

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Why Austrian Economics Is More Reality-Based than the Neoclassical Approach

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/02/2019

A sober look at the assumptions underlying neoclassical analysis reveals that they are either not realistic or not applicable in economic analyses of the real world.

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The Difference between Money Supply & Liquidity

Blog02/02/2019

While many people talk about money and liquidity interchangeably, the reality is these are both very different concepts

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A Young Scholar on Mises’s Legacy and Impact

Austrian Economics Overview

02/02/2019The Austrian
Carmen Dorobăț, talks about growing up in post-Cold-War Romania and teaching today's economics and business students, who have been so thoroughly indoctrinated into the idea that governments can solve all the world's economic problems.
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The Capitalist Revolution

Free MarketsWorld History

Blog02/01/2019

Under capitalism, the common man was no longer a drudge who had to be satisfied with the crumbs that fell from the tables of the rich.

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