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The Capitalist Revolution

Free MarketsWorld History

Blog02/01/2019

Under capitalism, the common man was no longer a drudge who had to be satisfied with the crumbs that fell from the tables of the rich.

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The Economic Argument for a Carbon Tax Is a Work of Fiction

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog02/01/2019

The "distinguished economists" advocating for a carbon tax are misleading the American public on several key points. 

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The Tragedy of the Euro (and Who is Truly to Blame)

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog01/31/2019

Italy’s problems are yet to descend into a Greek-style crisis, but that is the direction of travel. And Italy is far more serious than Greece because of its sheer size.

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The Unseen Costs of Humanitarian Intervention

War and Foreign Policy

Blog01/30/2019

Those who are advocating for new interventions in Syria and Venezuela show little interest in confronting the real costs of intervention. They just want to say they "did something" even if those things will turn out to be disastrous.

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The Upside-Down World of MMT

Other Schools of Thought

01/23/2019Mises Daily Articles
Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is a hip economic/financial paradigm apparently sweeping a world unsatisfied with mainstream economics.
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The "Green New Deal" Debunked (Part 2 of 2)

The EnvironmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog01/23/2019

The "Green New Deal" is aptly named, in the sense that the original New Deal was a massive boondoggle that restricted liberty and crippled the economy.

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The Statist (and Senseless) Agenda of Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris wants to buy votes, and she has decided that it is okay to hurt the economy in hopes of achieving her political ambitions.

01/22/2019Power & Market
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The Decline of the Scholar and the Decline of Academia

World History

Blog01/21/2019

The academic scholar, along with the great teacher, is vanishing from the universities and being replaced by one-dimensional specialists.

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