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Trump Goes to Washington

Big GovernmentStrategyU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

01/27/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Tom Woods discuss everything happening with Donald Trump in Washington, DC, especially the Left-Progressive reaction to it.

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Advertisers Aren't As Powerful As We Think

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog01/27/2017
Experience suggests that advertising and propaganda aren't as powerful as we assume them to be. This has both economic and political implications.

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How Political Competition Made Europe Rich

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/26/2017
Political decentralization is “the essence of the spirit of Europe.” It is what made room for the merchant to trade and for the worker to innovate.

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A Tariff with Mexico Will Ensure Americans Pay for Border Wall

U.S. EconomyInterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog01/26/2017
"Tariff," after all, is just a fancy word for "tax."

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Beware, Dissenter to the Monetary Regime

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog01/26/2017
Tim Duy takes to Bloomberg to warn the world about the possibility of “hard-money” advocates getting into the Fed.

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The Cultural Background of Ludwig von Mises — New Formats Available

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn's timeless essay "The Cultural Background of Ludwig von Mises" is now easier to read.

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Trump Cuts Subsidy to Real Estate Industry, Opponents Call It a "Tax Increase"

Taxes and SpendingMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog01/25/2017
The FHA has long subsidized home loans and home sales with its federal insurance program. Banks and Realtors want to keep the money flowing.

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What the Tobacco Industry Did for Women

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/25/2017
Far from being a tool of the so-called patriarchy, marketplace producers enthusiastically cater to anyone willing to join in.

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Remembering Oskar Morgenstern

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/25/2017
Morganstern is best known as the co-developer of modern game theory with John von Neumann in their 1944 book, The Theory of Games and Economic Behavior.

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Conceived in Liberty: The Medieval Communes of Europe

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/24/2017
The urban "communes" of medieval Europe were the early cradle of economic and political freedoms that would transform Europe in later centuries.

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