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How Rand Paul Can Free Americans from the Fed

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

6 hours agoFedWatch
If the Senate won't act on Audit the Fed, Senator Paul should change his approach and introduce another piece of legislation from his father’s archives.

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The Fiscal Benefits of Free Trade

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog6 hours ago
If the West is turning away from free trade, the rest of the world will surely fill the gap — and reap the rewards.

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The Eclipse: How Markets Could Have Prevented the "Traffic Nightmare"

PricesValue and Exchange

Blog14 hours ago
After the eclipse, access to major roadways should have been priced according to highway capacity and demand.

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Austrian Monetary Theory vs. Federal Reserve Inflation Targeting

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog18 hours ago
When a central bank sets a two-percent price inflation target as a guide for monetary policy, it is targeting an arbitrary construction of economic statisticians.

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Ron Paul Institute Statement on Trump's Afghanistan Speech

War and Foreign Policy

Blog18 hours ago
Daniel McAdams, Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, released this statement regarding President Trump's speech.

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The Chinese Economy's Fatal Flaws

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog08/21/2017
China faces problems of both an easy-money-induced bubble, and a corrupt regulatory regime.

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The Real Cause of America's Opioid Epidemic

HealthLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog08/20/2017
The real cause of this epidemic is various government policies and the real solution is the dismantling of those same policies, in perpetuum.

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The Levellers: The First Libertarians

Blog08/20/2017
The English Levellers transformed vague notions of natural law into the firmly individualistic concepts of natural rights for every human being.

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The Relationship Between Saving and Money

Blog08/18/2017

Conventional wisdom says that savings is the amount of money left after monetary income was used for consumer outlays. Hence, for a given consumer outlays an increase in money income implies more saving and thus more funding for investment. This in turn sets the platform for higher economic...

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Chris Calton: Historical Controversies

HealthU.S. History

08/18/2017Audio/Video
This weekend, we're excited to share the first episode of a new Mises Institute podcast with Chris Calton.

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