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How Central Banking Increased Inequality

08/15/2017FedWatch
Focusing almost exclusively on consumer price inflation, economists have overlooked the redistributive effects of money creation through other channels.

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A New Murray Rothbard Book

Media and Culture

Lew Rockwell has great news: a brand-new Murray Rothbard book on The Progressive Era. And do we need it!

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Harry Truman and the Atomic Bomb

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/09/2017
The destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a war crime worse than any that Japanese generals were executed for in Tokyo and Manila.

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Why Government Has a Dangerous Obsession with Statistics

Big GovernmentCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog08/08/2017
In a free market, businesses have little need of economy-wide statistics. They are, however, desperately needed for any sort of government planning.

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How To Have Law Without Legislation

Legal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog08/07/2017
Decree that no violence may be initiated against another man, and all the loopholes for tyranny would be swept away.

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Violence: How It's Different From Market Exchange

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog08/03/2017
Not all human action is truly voluntary in the marketplace. Violence can be used to distort and force a wide variety of relationship among human beings.

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The Whiskey Rebellion: A Model for Our Time?

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog07/31/2017
The Whiskey Rebellion, considered properly, was a victory for liberty and property rather than for federal taxation.

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Mises Weekends LIVE! with Lew Rockwell

Biographies

07/29/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist interviews Lew Rockwell live at Mises University 2017.

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Space Cadets and Sex Changes: Our "Defense" Budget Is a Bad Joke

War and Foreign Policy

Blog07/17/2017
Spending on the military is set to reach a new all-time high. This has a lot to do with politics, and almost nothing to do with defense.

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How to Look at Tariffs

Free MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog07/17/2017
The upshot is that protectionism is not only nonsense, but dangerous nonsense.

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