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No More Top-Down Revolutions

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/07/2018

Without Lenin's political successes, Marx's writings would have been forgotten long ago.

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We Don’t Even Want Your American Goods In Europe — Or Do We?

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog05/07/2018

As a trade war heats up between the US and the EU, both regimes rush to victimize their own populations.

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The Austrian School's Critique of Marxism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

05/05/2018Mises Daily Articles
Marxism was never a good idea "in theory." As Mises explained, it is a mess both in theory and in practice.

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"Real Socialism" Has Indeed Been Tried — And It's Been a Disaster

SocialismWorld History

Blog05/05/2018

Capitalism doesn't have to be implemented in a "pure" form for its benefits to be realized. Meanwhile, socialists must make excuses for repeated failures.

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Starbucks Case Illustrates How Government Police Aren't Like Private Police

The EntrepreneurThe Police State

Blog05/05/2018

Unlike government police, private firms often suffer falling stock prices and falling revenues when running afoul of public expectations. 

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The Fruits of Foreign Lending

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal Economy

Blog05/04/2018

The first thing to remember is that monetary chaos is not primarily “international” at all. It exists basically within each nation.

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Under the Skin

Political Theory

Blog05/04/2018

Taleb contends that you shouldn’t put someone else’s skin in the game without putting your own in it as well.

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Why Fractional Reserve Banking Poses a Threat to Market Stability

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/04/2018

Mises advocated free banking because he thought it would restrain fractional reserve banking, which he viewed as the cause of unsustainable booms.

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Trade Unions: The Private Use of Coercive Power

Labor and Wages

05/03/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The political influence of labor unions has aimed at the entrenchment of privileged employment and the protection of the officials' "profession."
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