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Why Taiwan Grew Rich While the Mainland Starved

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog1 hour ago

Although hardly "free-market" in any doctrinaire way, the relatively free economy of Taiwan delivered immense growth in standards of living while many Chinese on the mainland starved.

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The Battle of the Ironclads, Part 4: Building the Monitor

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

2 hours agoAudio/Video
This episode details the incredible process of constructing the technological marvel The Monitor.
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The Upside-Down World of MMT

Other Schools of Thought

4 hours agoMises Daily Articles
Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is a hip economic/financial paradigm apparently sweeping a world unsatisfied with mainstream economics.
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The "Green New Deal" Debunked (Part 2 of 2)

The EnvironmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog6 hours ago

The "Green New Deal" is aptly named, in the sense that the original New Deal was a massive boondoggle that restricted liberty and crippled the economy.

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58. The Rise and Fall of the American Medical School


Dr. Milton Packer traces the history of the American medical school from its humble beginnings to its present day turmoils.
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On Being an Economist

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology


The economist’s lot is to study a field in which, almost more than any other, human folly displays itself. 

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