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We Don't Need a Presidential Commission on Voter Fraud

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/06/2017
First it was "Russian hacking" as the excuse for a federal takeover of elections. Now its "voter fraud." The states should tell the feds to get lost.

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Lew Rockwell on The Origins of the Mises Institute

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Lew Rockwell explains how he created the Mises Institute as "a shadow university setting in which students could study economics" within the Austrian school.

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The Left/Right Crack-Up Over Seattle and the Minimum Wage

Corporate WelfareLabor and Wages

Blog07/06/2017
So while the left’s support of the minimum wage is offensive, the right’s fight against what’s offensive perhaps explains why we still have wage floors.

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Money, Keynes, and History

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/06/2017
Though the descent of Keynesian doctrine from intellectual respectability can be denied no longer, it still gravely threatens sensible monetary policy.

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The Great War, 100 Years Later

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

07/05/2017The Austrian
It's been 100 years since the US entered World War I. Was that a break from a past policy of peace — or just more of the same?

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The Austrians, the Mainstream, and "Mainline" Economics

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog07/05/2017
Boettke’s book Living Economics is very personal, and is a portrait of a specific way of thinking about Austrian economics and practicing it.

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Why Civilization Needs Money

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/05/2017
Our civilization is inseparably linked with our methods of economic calculation.

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Trump’s Maoist Steel Obsession

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeValue and Exchange

Blog07/04/2017
The wealth of nations is not measured in steel, or in the number of people who make it domestically.

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3 Things to Remember on Independence Day

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/03/2017
Independence Day is not a celebration of "America." It's a commemoration of secession and armed revolt.

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Five Articles for the Fourth

Blog07/03/2017
Celebrate Independence Day with these five articles from the Mises archives.

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