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The Bigotry of the Literati

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureSocialism

Blog10/11/2018

The tremendous machine of “progressive” propaganda and indoctrination has well succeeded in enforcing its taboos. 

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Trump's Trade War Threatens Walmart's Low Prices

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog10/10/2018

Thanks to Trump's tariffs, discount stores have to raise prices — thus increasing the cost of living for ordinary Americans.

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The Fed's Easy-Money Policies Aren't Helping Income Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/09/2018

The Fed's policies over the past decade have resulted in a rapidly widening wealth and income inequality.

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The Equations of Mathematical Economics and the Problem of Economic Calculation in a Socialist State

Calculation and Knowledge

10/06/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Market pricing and market distribution of goods are dynamic and responsive. Government-planning, however, is rigid, fixed, and cannot keep up with the real world.
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Trump Signs an Enormous New Military Spending Bill

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/02/2018

Taken all together, defense spending in Fiscal Year 2019 totals more than the state budget of Texas seven times over.

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The Determination of the Purchasing Power of Money

Free MarketsGold StandardHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

10/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
The demand for a medium of exchange is the composite of two partial demands: the intention to use it in consumption and production and the intention to use it as a medium of exchange.
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The Myth of the Failure of Capitalism

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

09/26/2018Mises Daily Articles
Socialism and interventionism have not yet succeeded in completely eliminating capitalism. If they had, we would, after centuries of gains in prosperity, rediscover the meaning of hunger on a massive scale.
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The Economists versus The Special Interests

Protectionism and Free TradePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog09/17/2018

In spite of claims they will benefit society overall, interventionist policies designed to benefit certain interest groups ultimately only help certain groups at the expense of everyone else.

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