Mises Wire

South Africa’s Race-Based Socialism

The net effects of the regime's economic planning is wealth destruction and perpetuation of chronic, widespread poverty. South Africa’s per capita GDP, at around $6,000 in 2019, has not increased in inflation-adjusted terms in a quarter-century.

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Stimulus Brings Stagnation: The Case of Japan

Blog10/17/2019

Japan's "lost decade" turned into three decades as the scourge of non-stop monetary and fiscal stimulus brought seemingly endless economic stagnantion.

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Shays's Rebellion: The Excuse for a Centralized American State

Taxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog10/11/2019

The so-called Founding Fathers used small-scale tax rebellions to justify their counter-revolution against the spirit of 1776, thus launching the big-tax, big-government Constitutional Convention of 1787.

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Socialism Is the Greatest Threat to the Environment

The EnvironmentFree MarketsSocialism

Blog10/08/2019

There are only two ways to solve environmental challenges: competition and technology. That requires capitalism, not the government.

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Slowing Money Supply Growth May Trigger a Recession

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/09/2019

Since real savings enable the production of capital goods, obviously real savings are at the heart of the economic growth that raises people's living standards.

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Steven Phelan: Negotiation as a Core Capability for Entrepreneurial Success

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

08/27/2019Audio/Video
Entrepreneurs are engaged in negotiation almost all the time. Individual styles differ, but every entrepreneur can negotiate effectively if they follow six principles derived from Austrian Economics.
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Smita Bakshi on The Entrepreneurial Journey

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

07/30/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Smita Bakshi, an engineer passionate about her mission, makes an impact by combining what the world needs and what the world will pay for.
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