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Mises Explains What Motivates Human Action

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog01/01/2018
Mises understood that human history is not governed by fate and pre-determined ends, but by individual human actions with diverse motivations.
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Man, Economy, and Sexual Harassment

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog12/06/2017
New government regulations designed to end sexual harassment would only raise the legal risk of hiring women, and encourage employers to hire more men.
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More on Interest Rates and Time Preference

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/02/2017
Currently observed negative yields on some European corporate bonds supposedly runs contrary to the positive time preference theory. How can this be?
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Minimum Wage Laws Have Many Victims

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/01/2017
Employers, workers, and consumers are all hurt when minimum wages are imposed on markets.
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Massive Overkill: The Pentagon's High-Priced Nuclear Arsenal

War and Foreign Policy

Blog11/30/2017
America's nuclear arsenal is more about corporate welfare than actual national defense.
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Misdiagnosing Populism

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog11/28/2017
Libertarians should support populist sentiments or movements when they are pro-liberty/anti-state, and oppose them when they are not.
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Mainstream Economists Whitewashed the Evils of Communism

SocialismWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/10/2017
There’s no excuse for any sentient being – especially an economist – to have praised the decrepit communist economic model by the 1980's.
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