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Rothbard: Tax Exemptions Should be Welcomed

Taxes and Spending

Blog12/01/2017
It is particularly incongruous and incorrect for advocates of a free market to advocate uniformity of taxation.

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Why James Madison Hated Democracy

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog12/01/2017
Madison condemned "democracy" because the pro-freedom, pro-decentralization Anti-Federalists valued "the democratic spirit."

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What Gives Cryptocurrencies Their Value

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/01/2017
The value of cryptocurrencies comes fundamentally from what you can do with them.

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Why The IRS Went After Coinbase

12/01/2017Power & Market

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Minimum Wage Laws Have Many Victims

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/01/2017
Employers, workers, and consumers are all hurt when minimum wages are imposed on markets.

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Is Marvin Goodfriend the Worst Fed Nominee of All Time?

The Fed

Blog12/01/2017
Goodfriend’s views on negative interest rates, and his desire to eliminate the ability of Americans to protect themselves from them, make him dangerous.

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Double Your Gift to the Mises Institute at No Cost!

Blog12/01/2017
Gary Schlarbaum, one of our generous supporters, has again offered to match all donations received through December 9.

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Three National Treasures: Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
In an age when loot-seeking is the norm among politicians — both governmental and academic, Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard have held high the banner of truth and freedom.

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How Ludwig von Mises Studied History

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog11/30/2017
While economics is concerned with purposeful action, history is different, and the historian asks why certain actions were undertaken.

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Massive Overkill: The Pentagon's High-Priced Nuclear Arsenal

War and Foreign Policy

Blog11/30/2017
America's nuclear arsenal is more about corporate welfare than actual national defense.

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