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How to Cure Poverty

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog12/28/2017
Henry Hazlitt explains why President Johnson's "War on Poverty" will fail, and how the market — not government — is the path to prosperity.

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Why We Read Dead Economists

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog12/28/2017
Studying the history of economic thought is out. We should bring it back in.

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What Will Cause The Next Recession?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/28/2017
The next recession is going to be caused by making the same mistake of the previous ones: denying the the level to which we've accumulated risk.

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The Anti-Imperialist League and the Battle Against Empire

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/27/2017Mises Daily Articles
States have successfully managed to persuade subject populations that any insult to the state is an insult to the people as well.

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Why Profit Is So Important

EntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

Blog12/27/2017
Profit has nothing to do with exploitation. It is about the most efficient use of real funding or real savings.

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The Election of 1856: A Victorious Defeat

U.S. History

12/27/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton deconstructs the the Presidential election of 1856.

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Private Sponsorship of Immigrants Is a Viable Alternative

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog12/27/2017
Private sponsorship regimes sidestep the public welfare issue by attaching liability to specific people rather than the state as a whole.

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Mercantilism as the Economic Side of Absolutism

World HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/26/2017Mises Daily Articles
Mercantilism was of necessity a system of state-building, of big government, of high taxes, and the aggrandizing of the nation-state.

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Christmas Tree Protectionism

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog12/26/2017
Breitbart News wants us to panic because many consumers prefer imported Christmas trees. But why shouldn't the consumers be allowed their freedom?

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The Yield Curve Accordion Theory

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/26/2017
The Fed dictates to markets at least as much as it reacts to markets.

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