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The Benefits of Brexit

Blog02/22/2019

The UK has plenty of opportunities to thrive outside of the EU’s jurisdiction.

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Two Simple Questions Keynesians Can't Answer

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

Blog02/22/2019

Keynesian economics is the economics of debt-addicted, lower-class spendthrifts: modern governments.

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The Grandson of "I, Pencil"

Blog02/21/2019

Steven Kates has composed a modern version of Leonard Read’s classic essay “I, Pencil.”

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The Case for Legalizing Blackmail

Legal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/21/2019

The recent controversy over Jeff Bezos has spawned an interesting debate among free-market economists on whether blackmail should be legalized.

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The Why of Human Action

02/20/2019Articles of Interest
Mises: "What I aimed at in writing Human Action was to contribute my share to ... prevent[ing] America from following Europe down the path to annihilation of civilization and prosperity."
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The Real State of the Economy

U.S. Economy

02/18/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy on the current state of the U.S. economy.
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The Birth of a Monster

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

02/16/2019Mises Daily Articles
As flaws in the system of fractional-reserve free banking began to appear, private central bank-like institutions known as clearinghouses sprang up, and they helped pave the way for the Fed.
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The State Expands its Responsibilities In Order to Expand Its Power

Taxes and Spending

Blog02/16/2019

Governments take on a variety of responsibilities as a justification for greatly expanding powers — claiming these powers are necessary to fulfill these new responsibilities.

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