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The First World War Deeply Affected a Generation of Austrian Economists

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog06/11/2018

WWI symbolized the triumph of militarism and nationalism over the all-too-brief flourishing of liberalism — and also sowed the seeds of fascism, socialism, and the Second World War.

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The Role of Calvinism in the Dutch Golden Age

World History

The Dutch Republic transformed the fervor of predestination into faith in personal destiny — and the singularly capitalistic means of getting there.

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How Keynes Took Over the World

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/09/2018Books
In a few short years, Keynes conquered the economics profession and transformed public policy. How?

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Global Elites Have No Skin the Game

Book ReviewsBureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

06/09/2018The Austrian
Our "experts" accept no risk and have nothing invested in the reckless schemes they advocate for. Others will bear the burdens when failure comes.

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Workplace Raids: A Big Problem with Immigration Enforcement

Bureaucracy and RegulationPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog06/08/2018

Workplace raids against employers of non-government-approved workers make a mockery of private property rights.

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Daniel McAdams on Who's Funding War Propaganda

Media and CultureWar and Foreign Policy

06/08/2018Audio/Video
Daniel McAdams discusses how groups funding war propaganda prevent anti-interventionist voices from being heard.

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Face It, Nordic Countries Aren't Socialist

SocialismInterventionismPrivate Property

Blog06/08/2018

Not unlike the United States, Nordic countries have mixed interventionist economies that nonetheless rely heavily on property rights and the private sector.

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Should the Fed Print More Money When "Demand for Money" Rises?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/07/2018

Creating money out of thin air always sets the boom-bust cycle in motion, even when there's an increase in the demand for money. 

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