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The Q2 Impact Report Is Here

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The warmer months have been busy at the Mises Institute. Check out what we've accomplished with your help!

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Toilet Paper Rolls Are Getting Smaller. Blame the Fed.

World History

Blog07/30/2021

When confronted by reporters about the size of their toilet sheet squares, a spokeswoman suggested it was the result of "innovations" allowing "consumers to, basically, wipe their butts more efficiently."

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The Jan. 6th Show Trials Threaten All of Us

World History

Blog07/28/2021

Worse than this miscarriage of justice is the despicable attempt by the prosecutor in the case to label Hodgkins – who has no criminal record and was accused of no violent crime – a “terrorist.”

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The Roots of "Anticapitalism"

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Anticapitalism's origins are not found with the workers. Rather, it came from the aristocrats and middle-class intellectuals who harbored resentment and fear of the rising entrepreneurial and industrial classes. 

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The ECB's New Inflation Plan Is Like the Old Plan. But Worse.

Money and Banks

Blog07/17/2021

The ECB wants more price inflation, so it has unveiled a new plan to use new, radical monetary tools. It's all very similar to the "old" plan. Except the new plan is even worse. 

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The Twilight of the Antifederalists

U.S. History

Blog07/17/2021

New York was the toughest nut for the Federalists to crack. The Federalists ultimately got their new constitution, but it was largely thanks to New York Antifederalists that the worst plans of the Federalists were thwarted. 

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The Ideas Taught at Mises U Are the Greatest Threat to the Establishment

Media and Culture

Blog07/14/2021

There is no greater threat to the prevailing progressive ideology that dominates both Washington and Silicon Valley than the ideas celebrated at Mises University. Please consider making a donation today.

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The Problem of Security: Historicity of the State and "European Realism"

Political Theory

All societies require some sort of coercion to maintain order. But "the state" is a very specific and modern type of government institution which claims it can engage in criminal types of coercion with impunity. 

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