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How Socialism Ruined Venezuela

PovertySocialism

10/13/2017The Austrian
When Venezuela finally embraced democracy, it began to kill economic freedom.

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Subsidies In One Place Don't Justify Tariffs in Another

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog10/13/2017
Imposing tariffs against subsidized foreign goods only swaps one bad government policy with another.

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Coming of Age With Murray

BiographiesStrategy

10/13/2017Audio/Video
The keynote address presented at the Mises Institute's 35th Anniversary Celebration in New York City.

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Literature and the "Class War"

Media and CultureOther Schools of Thought

10/12/2017Mises Daily Articles
The greatest danger of so-called Marxian criticism is that the critics who make a fetish or a cult of it will in time become infinitely boring.

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How Trump Bailed Out Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve — For Now

10/12/2017FedWatch
The biggest winner of the Trump presidency is also the most surprising: Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen.

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Neo-Liberalism: From Laissez-Faire to the Interventionist State

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/12/2017
Neo-Liberalism’s origins and consequences point toward the need for a new agenda: one that recognizes the ideals of the voluntary civil society.

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Can a Modern Central Bank Still Be a "Banker's Bank"?

Swiss WatchMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

The culture of central banking has ventured so far from a culture of restraint that it's unlikely anything but abolition will now fix matters.

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Why Understanding the Progressive Era Still Matters

U.S. History

10/11/2017Books
Only a historian of Rothbard’s immense intellectual energy and knowledge could have written what would become "The Progressive Era."

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Tax Cuts Without Spending Cuts Won't Grow the Economy

Blog10/11/2017
The presence of central banks allows governments to cut tax rates without actually cutting effective taxation.

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Just Say No: Reagan Militarizes the War on Drugs

Media and CultureThe Police StateU.S. History

10/11/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton explains several of the consequences of the Reagan Administration's War on Drugs.

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