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Is Money Created by Government Decree?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2017
Today’s demand for money is determined by yesterday’s purchasing power of money.

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Why It's Not Hypocrisy for Libertarians To Benefit from Government Programs

Taxes and Spending

Blog07/31/2017
Many are calling TV pundit Tomi Lahren a "hypocrite" for benefiting from an Obamacare mandate. Lahren may be more of a victim than a beneficiary.

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The Whiskey Rebellion: A Model for Our Time?

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog07/31/2017
The Whiskey Rebellion, considered properly, was a victory for liberty and property rather than for federal taxation.

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Why Planned Parenthood Should be Defunded

Blog07/31/2017
It is not just Planned Parenthood that needs to be defunded. All organizations and businesses on the federal dole should be defunded.

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Why Decentralized Economic Planning Is So Important

Bureaucracy and RegulationCalculation and Knowledge

Blog07/30/2017
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault shows how listening to the local experts outside the central bureaucracy is an essential part of economic planning.

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Mises Weekends LIVE! with Lew Rockwell

Biographies

07/29/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist interviews Lew Rockwell live at Mises University 2017.

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For a New Libertarian

Blog07/28/2017
We don't need a new twist on libertarianism to "modernize it." But, we do need a new breed of libertarians who recognize the practical realities of human nature.

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Government Workers Don't Magically Become Altruists

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog07/28/2017
Why should one assume that those in control of the state would act in a way more in accord with justice than would actors on the private market?

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Foreign Investment Is Not a Problem for the Domestic Economy

Blog07/27/2017
We don't have to worry about paying for foreign capital any more than we must worry about paying for foreign oil. Both trades benefit the domestic economy.

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The Hidden Costs of "National Security"

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/27/2017
Ten ways your tax dollars pay for war — past, present, and future

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