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The Cultural Consequences of Negative Interest Rates

Global EconomyMedia and CultureMoney and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewMonetary Theory

12/03/2019Audio/Video
Rahim Taghizadegan from the independent Viennese Scholarium offers a European perspective on the anti-economics of negative interest rates
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How Banks Go Bust

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and Banking

12/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
Suppose that a convincing orator should go on TV tomorrow, and urge the public: "The banking system of this country is insolvent."
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Ron Paul, Hero

BiographiesMedia and Culture

11/20/2019Audio/Video
Lew Rockwell speaks at the 2019 Ron Paul Symposium in Lake Jackson, Texas.
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The Indianapolis Monetary Convention

The FedU.S. HistoryGold Standard

11/16/2019Mises Daily Articles
The Morgan-Rockefeller forces began to organize a "reform" movement to cure the "inelasticity" of money and to move slowly toward the establishment of a central bank.
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Ludwig von Mises, Sociology, and Metatheory

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

11/13/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Can sociology be integrated into Mises's epistemological distinction between theory and history? What can sociology accomplish as a historical discipline?
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After Years of Decline, Competition in Banking Finally Grows Again

Money and Banks

Blog11/13/2019

As government-created barriers to entry rise and fall, so does competition in the banking sector.

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FDR and the Collectivist Wave

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
In the 20th century, the US regime started refusing to recognize other regimes that failed to pass a morality test. But what was "moral" was never clear since FDR enthusiastically supported the blood-soaked Soviet regime under Stalin.
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What Is the Free Market?

11/04/2019Mises Daily Articles
Murray Rothbard defines the phrase free market: "a summary term for an array of exchanges that take place in society. Each exchange is undertaken as a voluntary agreement between two people or between groups of people represented by agents."
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