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We Don't Need Neoliberalism — We Already Have Liberalism

U.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog01/07/2019

Neoliberalism is a not a free-market or libertarian ideology. It's really just a throwback to the mercantilism of old, in which government-sponsored monopolies push their agendas on everyone else.

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When Democratic Compromise Fails: Kosher Slaughter Outlawed in Belgium

01/04/2019Power & Market

Democracy offers no solution to the problem of reconciling two value systems that are in conflict. The only real solution is decentralization and secession.

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Why Epistemology Is Important (in Economics and Everything Else)

Blog01/03/2019

How is it that we adopt the latest fad, without any pause as to why we now unwaveringly refute what we once claimed true?

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What the Nazis Borrowed from Marx

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

01/01/2019Mises Daily Articles
The Nazis did not invent polylogism — the idea that only certain groups are capable of correctly understanding the world. Marx pioneered that idea. But the Nazis did invent their own race-based version of it.
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Why Capital Needs Entrepreneurs

Capital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog12/31/2018

It is not true that capital — once created — will lead to future wealth gains forever into the future. Only constant adaptation — via entrepreneurs — can make sure that the production process will provide the flow of consumption goods in the periods to come.

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What States Are Doing to Offer More Currency Competition

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/29/2018

The destruction of sound money over the past century stems from actions at the federal level, but there are steps which states can take — and even have already taken — to move toward sound money.

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Why Liechtenstein Works: Self-Determination and Market Governance

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

Blog12/24/2018

Being so small, Liechtenstein's government must provide services in a way that make it attractive to its citizens, many of whom could easily invest their wealth elsewhere.

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