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Currency Debasement and Social Collapse

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

11/01/2019Mises Daily Articles
The Roman Empire crumbled to dust because it lacked the spirit of liberalism and free enterprise.
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Six Graphs Showing Just How Much the Government Has Grown

Blog11/01/2019

Given the ongoing growth of government taxation, spending, and regulation, it should be abundantly clear that we are hardly living in an age of "market fundamentalism" as so many leftists and conservatives claim.

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Austrian School vs. Law & Economics on Air Pollution

The EnvironmentOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/01/2019

The standard Austrian approach to air pollution and regulation rejects the bean-counting of winners and losers, and instead embraces a property rights approach.

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The Power of Self-Ownership

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog11/01/2019

Bodily integrity and self-ownership supplement each other: they do not compete for our allegiance.

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Do IP Laws Promote Innovation? Empirical Evidence Suggests the Opposite.

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/01/2019

Proponents claim intellectual property laws are necessary to promote scientific and artistic innovation. Empirical evidence suggests the opposite is true. 

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How Central Banks Fund Our Age of Endless War

War and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

10/31/2019Mises Daily Articles
It is no coincidence that the century of total war coincided with the century of central banking.
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C.S. Lewis Describes How To Combat Fake News

Blog10/31/2019

There's nothing necessarily wrong with social shunning and ostracization used against those who seek to destroy others through lies and media manipulation.  

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Chilean Protesters Claim Inequality Made Them Do It

Global Economy

Blog10/31/2019

It's hard to see how burning subway cars and torching businesses will reduce inequality in Chile. But the protestors there claim their violence is justified by the fact some people are richer than others.

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