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The Atomic Bombing of Japan, Reconsidered

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog12/31/2018

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, chief among the naysayers, said, “I was against (use of the atomic bomb) on two counts. First, the Japanese were ready to surrender and it wasn’t necessary to hit them with that awful thing."

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Time Is Money, Money Is Time

Money and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog12/29/2018

We think the state is taking only our money, but it is also taking our time.

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The Deprivation of Socialism in the Soviet Union

Blog12/28/2018

Because food was so scarce, milk required a doctor's prescription and the government initiated a public awareness campaign about the dangers of overeating.

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The Definition of Economic Progress

Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought

12/11/2018Mises Daily Articles
What is called economic progress is the effect of an accumulation of capital goods exceeding the increase in population.
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Ten Reasons Why Governments Fail

Calculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

Blog11/22/2018

Politicians and bureaucrats often fail to deliver what's promised because the very nature of government makes it impossible for them to succeed.

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The Buffoons at Oxfam Believe it's Better to be Poor in Afghanistan than Singapore

Global EconomyPoverty

Blog10/12/2018

The last thing the left wants is for people to understand that poor nations only become rich nations with free markets and small government.

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