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The Myth of Natural Monopoly

Free MarketsWorld HistoryMonopoly and Competition

01/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
No such thing as a "natural" monopoly has ever existed. In real life, so-called "public utilities" faced frequent competition, so they secured government monopolies to destroy the competition and invented the myths to rationalize their monopoly power.
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Joe Salerno on Mises and Nationalism

ImmigrationPrivate Property

01/11/2019Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Dr. Joe Salerno examine Ludwig von Mises's views on nationalism and immigration.
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Still Fighting the Last War Against Socialism

01/11/2019Power & Market

Why does socialism keep cropping up, and why people keep falling for something so patently evil and unworkable?

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Jeff Deist on Money in the 21st Century

Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and Banks

01/04/2019Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Stephan Livera discuss money in an era of crazed monetary policy.
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Daniel Lacalle on the Central Bank Tightrope

The FedFinancial Markets

12/28/2018Audio/Video
Daniel Lacalle and Jeff Deist discuss the absurd reactions to the Fed's tiny interest rate hikes.
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A Message from Jeff Deist

Blog12/27/2018

Today both Mises and Rothbard are better known around the world than their long-forgotten contemporaries. Why is that?

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Peace on Earth

Blog12/27/2018

We don’t oppose the state’s wars because they’ll be counterproductive or overextend the state’s forces. We oppose them because mass murder based on lies can never be morally acceptable.

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Dave Smith on Trump's Christmas Surprise in Syria and Afghanistan

Media and CultureStrategy

12/21/2018Audio/Video
Dave Smith and Jeff Deist discuss the astounding news from Trump about reducing troops in Syria and Afghanistan, and the growing push-back against neoconservative foreign policy from ordinary Americans.
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