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Charity Needs Markets

Philosophy and MethodologyPricesValue and Exchange

7 hours agoThe Austrian
Even if everyone were totally charitable, we still could not build a complex economy without the price mechanism provided by markets.

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Savings, not Technology, Is the Key to Economic Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10 hours ago

The real impediment to economic growth has been the relentless central bank tampering with financial markets. 

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6 Reasons Why a Trade War with the Chinese Is Pointless

Blog07/20/2018

China's so-called "unfair" trading practices really hurt China more than they hurt American businesses.

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Market Data: Power, War, and Man

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

07/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Civilization is an achievement of the 'bourgeois' spirit, not of the spirit of war and conquest.

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Brexit on the Brink

Blog07/19/2018

Theresa May fails to grasp the true necessity of breaking free of the European free-loaders.

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Venezuela Turns to Barter

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/19/2018

As planned by Chavez, barter is indeed replacing currency transactions throughout the economy but with hardly the results the late socialist envisioned. 

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Is Further Intervention a Cure for Prior Intervention?

Interventionism

07/18/2018Mises Daily Articles
When anything goes wrong, from a train wreck to a change in stock market prices, the craven crowds always clamor for just one more law.

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How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Misunderstands American Poverty

PovertyU.S. Economy

Blog07/18/2018

The poor are certainly poor compared to the rich. But they have more than the middle class of just one generation ago. 

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Mises U: "A Week Unlike Any Other"

Blog07/18/2018

Zachary Yost explains why Mises U is a program unlike any other. 

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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 4: Henry Hill

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/18/2018Audio/Video
After a bloody day of fighting, the tide begins to turn for the Confederates.

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