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The Determination of the Purchasing Power of Money

Free MarketsGold StandardHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

10/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
The demand for a medium of exchange is the composite of two partial demands: the intention to use it in consumption and production and the intention to use it as a medium of exchange.
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Brazil Considers Scaling Back Its Gun Control

Legal SystemWorld History

Blog10/02/2018

In spite of stringent gun-control measures, Brazil's homicide rates are among the worst in the world. Now there's a movement to let more Brazilians defend themselves with private gun ownership.

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Why Venezuela Is Starving

SocialismWorld History

Blog10/02/2018

At the end of July 2018, the National Assembly estimated that each week six Venezuelan children die of starvation.

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Transparency or Deception: What the Fed Was Saying in 2007

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

10/01/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What the Fed was saying in 2007 suggests the central bank was practicing either deception, incompetence, or a combination of both.
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The Problem of Cubicles and the "Open Office"

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog10/01/2018

The real motivations behind using both cubicles and the so-called open-office concept are something different than what we are told.

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Public School Teachers Are Not Underpaid

EducationLabor and Wages

Blog10/01/2018

Many public school teachers are earning far more than they would if they were exposed to market demand.

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"Come What, Come Will!" Richard Overton, Libertarian Leveller

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

09/29/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Ron Paul of his era, Richard Overton, in both word and deed, was a fearless man, true to his ideals of justice, without regard for personal consequence.
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Your "Privilege" Level: How Much We Can Steal From You in the Name of Equality

Taxes and Spending

Blog09/29/2018

Determining just how privileged you are, can be a confusing matter. After all, according to the current narrative, a white woman is privileged by her race and oppressed by her gender. And it gets even more complicated from there.

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