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When Currency Crashes There's No #metoo — You Do What You Have to Do

Booms and BustsWorld History

Blog4 hours ago

Economic disasters often lead to a rise in the number of people willing to work in the sex trades — which are staffed mainly by desperate people.

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Why Ludwig von Mises Advocated for Liberal Nationalism Following WWI

Decentralization and SecessionWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/13/2018

In Nation, State, and Economy, Ludwig von Mises offered a radical alternative to the prevalent models for solving national conflicts.

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World War I as Fulfillment: Power and the Intellectuals

U.S. HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

11/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
The war came to the United States as the "fulfillment," the culmination, the veritable apotheosis of progressivism in American life.
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Why Free Markets Are Better than Globalism

Big GovernmentSocialismStrategy

11/07/2018The Austrian
For Quinn Slobodian, economic arguments for the market are mere business propaganda. He does not grasp that the argument for free exchange follows from elementary economic theory.
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What the State Is Not

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog11/05/2018

The state is not "us." Even if 70 percent of the people decided to murder the remaining 30 percent, this would still be murder and would not be voluntary suicide on the part of the slaughtered minority.

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What the Midterms Mean

Big GovernmentStrategy

Blog11/05/2018

We argue viciously about who governs us from DC, less so about how and whether they should.

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Where Is Brazil Headed Now?

Global EconomyWorld History

New Brazilian president Bolsonaro does not pretend to understand much about economics, but some of his advisors may move in the right direction.

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