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Hyperinflation, Money Demand, and the Crack-up Boom

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

12/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
"I am not saying that fiat money, once established on the ruins of gold, cannot then continue indefinitely on its own. Unfortunately … if fiat money could not continue indefinitely, I would not have to come here to plead for its abolition."
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How the Soviets Replaced Christmas with a Socialist Winter Holiday

Father Frost (the Soviet Santa Claus) asks: "To whom do we owe all the good things in our socialist society?,” to which, it is said, the children chorus the reply, "Stalin."

12/10/2019Power & Market
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How California's Government Plans to Make Wildfires Even Worse

The EnvironmentU.S. History

Blog12/07/2019

The State of California is now forcing insurance companies to cover homeowners who put their houses in some of the most fire-prone areas. What could go wrong?

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How to Avoid Civil War: Decentralization, Nullification, Secession

Decentralization and Secession

Blog12/04/2019

So long as we insist the federal government can force one law, one culture, and one sort of politics on all of America, the US is headed down the road of civil war. Only decentralization and separation can partly defuse the situation.

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How Banks Go Bust

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and Banking

12/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
Suppose that a convincing orator should go on TV tomorrow, and urge the public: "The banking system of this country is insolvent."
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How Entrepreneurs Learn from the Marketplace

The Entrepreneur

Blog11/28/2019

In a world of demanding and ever-changing consumers, there is always a way to do things better, with greater quality, and at a lower price. Entrepreneurs must learn how to do this, or they will lose out to those who can.

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How Not To Be a CIA Propagandist

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureStrategyThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

11/27/2019Audio/Video
Daniel McAdams speaks at the 2019 Ron Paul Symposium in Lake Jackson, Texas.
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How "Meaningless Words" Create the Narrative

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureStrategyPolitical Theory

11/21/2019Audio/Video
Jeff Deist speaks at the 2019 Ron Paul Symposium in Lake Jackson, Texas.
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