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Augusto, Milton, and Me: Reflections on a Trip to Chile

Global Economy

Blog10/09/2018

Chile would be even better off today had it adopted Mises-style laissez-faire over Milton Friedman's monetarism. But even a Friedmanian regime is far superior to the Keynesian economies that have ruined Argentina and Brazil.

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Libertarian Culture Wars

Strategy

10/05/2018Audio/Video
Presented at the Mises Institute's 2018 Supporters Summit in Auburn, Alabama.
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What Austrian Economics Can Teach Historians

War and Foreign PolicyBusiness CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

10/05/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Austrian economics in particular provides the historian with a theoretical apparatus that equips him with the ability to make disembodied statistics tell a coherent and accurate story.
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"Come What, Come Will!" Richard Overton, Libertarian Leveller

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

09/29/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Ron Paul of his era, Richard Overton, in both word and deed, was a fearless man, true to his ideals of justice, without regard for personal consequence.
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Jesus Would Have Voted Socialist, says Germany’s Left

Blog09/24/2018

Given that socialism is based primarily on theft and envy, it seems odd to claim that Jesus is a big fan of a socialist state.

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30 Years Later: Margaret Thatcher’s Vision for Europe Revisited

Protectionism and Free TradeWorld History

Blog09/20/2018

Thatcher's infamous yet magnificent "Bruges speech," which was far from being anti-EU, was a stark warning against Brussels' power-grabbing central government.

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The Fed's Plan for "Countercyclical Capital Buffers" Is Just More of the Same

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/14/2018

Scratching beneath the surface of the debate around countercyclical capital buffers, we find the normal level of duplicity that characterizes most debates about monetary policy.

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In Sweden, Europe’s Drift to the Right Continues

World History

Blog09/10/2018

In last weekend's election, Swedish voters appear to have handed more power to a populist party.

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