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New Japanese Translations of The Case Against the Fed and The Essential Rothbard

Blog04/19/2017
Tatsuya Iwakura — translator of many works by Mises and Rothbard into Japanese — has completed two new translations now available on Amazon.

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Nudges for Thee, But Not for Me

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog04/07/2017
To most observers, nudging sounds like clever management techniques. The power to nudge by the state, however, is an entirely different matter.

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NFL Free Agency and the Market Process

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrices

Blog03/09/2017
Any serious analysis of the NFL is incomplete without a sound understanding of basic economics.

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Nietzsche and the State

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog02/19/2017
Nietzsche thought that the state would probably be replaced by private protection agencies.

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Nick Sorrentino: Against Crony Capitalism

Big GovernmentCorporate Welfare

01/13/2017Audio/Video
Nick Sorrentino and Jeff Deist discuss the systematic distortion of real capitalism.

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No Country Should Be Bigger Than This

Big GovernmentPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog01/13/2017
Even if we agreed that states can provide certain amenities of value, state powers still become dangerously prone to abuse the larger the state grows.

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Negative Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Negative rates can work because the opportunity cost of holding physical cash is not zero. Abolishing large banknotes further increases the cost.

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Nomi Prins: The Left/Progressive Case Against the Fed

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

10/28/2016Audio/Video
Nomi and Jeff discuss how the Fed could be the great populist issue that further unravels the Left/Right paradigm.

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No, "Big Data" Can’t Predict the Future

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

12/07/2015Mises Wire
We've been told that with enough data, we can use sophisticated computing methods to predict the future. That often works with the physical sciences, but predicting human action is something else altogether...

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