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Get Government out of the Welfare Business

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/05/2017
Private charity is more effective than government welfare because private persons contributing their own money are incentivized to identify real needs.

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Stop Telling Me to "Shop Locally"

Protectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition

Blog12/04/2017
Small mom-and-pop shops are overrated — but they're getting better thanks to competition from firms like Amazon.

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Trump's Action on Public Lands in Utah Is Not Privatization

12/04/2017Power & Market

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The Corrupt Origins of Central Banking

U.S. HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/04/2017Mises Daily Articles
The main objective of the Nationalists, who were also known as Federalists, was essentially to establish an American version of the British mercantilist system, the very system that the Revolution had been fought against.

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The Law School Boom and Bust

Education

Blog12/04/2017
Cheap debt has created a bubble in law schools where students take on loads of debt for not-very-useful law degrees.

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Classical-Liberal Exploitation Theory

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/02/2017Mises Daily Articles
Real exploitation in society is perpetrated upon the productive classes (the taxpayers) by the parasite class (the state).

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More on Interest Rates and Time Preference

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/02/2017
Currently observed negative yields on some European corporate bonds supposedly runs contrary to the positive time preference theory. How can this be?

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Inside the Mind of Hillary Clinton

Blog12/02/2017
Hillary Clinton's new book is a cautionary tale of how not even stacks of cash and a compliant media could save a hated candidate.

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I Have Doubts About Bitcoin

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/02/2017
The quantity of money is certainly important. But so is its quality.

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Dr. Lucas Engelhardt on Why the Fed Should Scare Us

The FedMoney and BanksStrategy

12/01/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Lucas Engelhardt discuss the monetary policy landscape.

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