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Lockdowns Destroy What Makes Us Human

HealthMedia and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

Blog4 hours ago

Government planners have embraced a materialistic view of human beings which cheapens the importance of family and social events. These "experts" fail to understand what being human really means. 

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Lockdowns Haven't Brought down Covid Mortality. But They Have Killed Millions of Jobs.

Blog11/12/2020

Strict lockdowns have devastated millions of families' incomes while failing to bring success in suppressing covid mortality.

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Lockdowners and "the Desire to Dominate"

Blog11/03/2020

Bizarrely, people from Paul Krugman to Tyler Cowen seems to think that libertarians rule the world and that everything that has gone wrong is libertarians’ fault.

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Last Day to Double Your Gift

Blog10/03/2020

Generous individuals make it possible for the Mises Institute to offer thousands of books, articles, and videos absolutely free to the public. This work is bearing fruit all over the world.

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Let's Hope Deflation Is Headed Our Way

InflationMonetary PolicyProduction Theory

Blog05/20/2020

Central banks have decided that one of their main missions is to prevent deflation. But this only ends up causing the malinvestments that lead to economic busts.

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Ludwig von Mises’s "Circulation Credit" Theory of the Trade Cycle

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog05/14/2020

The latest installment in the Understanding Money Mechanics series summarizes the theory of the business cycle originally published in 1912 by Ludwig von Mises and elaborated by Friedrich Hayek.

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Life and Health Are at Stake as the Economy Grinds to a Halt

Global EconomyStrategy

Blog04/07/2020

The quality of the models being used by politicians to set COVID-19 policy is only as good as the data collected. Unfortunately, the data is not very good. Meanwhile, real costs arise from the ruined economy.

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