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In Defense of Consumerism

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

07/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Consumerism" seems like a big problem until the market supplies an essential good or service we badly need.
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Is Libertarianism Utopian?

Political Theory

Blog07/07/2018

Although libertarian principles are radical, the path to fulfilling them may not be that radical at all. 

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Inflationary Double-Talk

Labor and Wages

Blog07/05/2018

Price controls, tariffs, and wage controls are politically attractive as such powers are to a ruling clique, but they make no sense economically.

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In Hiking Interest Rates, Jerome Powell is Living Dangerously

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial Markets

Blog06/14/2018

The Fed is already living dangerously with its recent hike, and further rises will all but guarantee a credit crisis. 

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Inflation for Beginners

Money and Banking

Blog06/12/2018

Let us see what happens under inflation, and why it happens.

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In Defense of "Extreme Apriorism"

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

06/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Some propositions need only to be stated to become at once evident to the self, and the action axiom is just such a proposition.
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Italy, "Safe Bonds," and Europe’s Populist Fantasyland

Blog05/29/2018

The bummer about the euroskeptics in Italy is that their primary interest is making Italy's bloated public sector ever bigger. 

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It's Been 20 Years Since France Minted that First Euro Coin

Global Economy

Blog05/28/2018

In the post-recession world, the ECB has fired multiple rounds in its arsenal of Keynesian weapons. But now it's out of ammo.

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