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Rothbard's Monetary Thought

Money and BanksMonetary Theory

04/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
An overlooked volume of essays deals with Rothbard's monetary thought. Martin Stefunko regards it as mixed but valuable.

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How the Postal Service Loses So Much Money

Monopoly and Competition

Blog04/14/2018

Donald Trump is wrong. Amazon isn't ruining the postal service. The postal service can do that all by itself. 

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Warren Buffett and The New York Times Are Still Wrong About Taxes

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog04/14/2018

Timothy Egan in The New York Times evokes Warren Buffett in a recent article on taxes. Unfortunately both men are completely wrong. 

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Daniel McAdams on What You Need to Know About Syria

War and Foreign Policy

04/13/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Daniel McAdams discuss the US on the brink of a new, unpopular war in Syria.

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The Rothbardian Critique of Consumer Sovereignty

PricesProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

04/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Notwithstanding its endorsement by Mises, many modern Austrians reject the notion of consumer sovereignty as an inaccurate political metaphor.

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Solving Colombia’s Drug Violence Dilemma: Legalize Drugs and Guns

Blog04/13/2018

The Colombian government should allow more options for self-defense for citizens, while stripping the cartels and guerrillas of artificially high drug profits.

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Paul Ryan was a Failure — It’s Important to Understand Why

Big GovernmentU.S. Economy

Blog04/13/2018

By all accounts Paul Ryan is a good natured man, but one who ended up betraying almost all the causes he claimed to care about.

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4,000 Years of Price Control

Labor and WagesLegal SystemWorld History

Blog04/12/2018

The real economic discovery of civilization was the free market.

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Don't Regulate Facebook — That's What Zuckerberg Wants

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog04/12/2018

New government regulations help large dominant firms while hurting small firms and start-ups. Zuckerberg likes the sound of that. 

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Against War in Syria

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/12/2018

The cause of freedom has always been closely connected with the cause of peace.

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