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Mises on Fascism, Democracy, and Other Questions

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/30/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
No one could have admired and respected Ludwig von Mises more than did Murray Rothbard, who dedicated his magnum opus in economic theory, Man, Economy, and State , to his great mentor. Yet Rothbard did not shy away from criticizing Mises when he believed such criticism to be called for.
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Let's Defend Capitalism

SocialismPolitical Theory

11/30/2018Articles of Interest
Capitalism — not democracy — is what gives us the blessings we have come to associate with a free society. So it is markets and not democracy that we must defend.
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How Private Banks Create Bubbles — with the Help of Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/30/2018

Recessions emerge when the central bank reverses its loose monetary stance. But the seeds of recession were sown earlier by private lending practices that grew out of central-bank money creation.

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Danielle DiMartino Booth on the Fragile Fed Narrative

The FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

11/30/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Danielle DiMartino Booth discuss Fed Chairman Jay Powell's performance to date and whether Austrians and permabears overestimate the Fed's influence on the economy.
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Abenomics: Fool Me Once

Blog11/30/2018

There's only one way to fund a new public-works project or "stimulus" scheme: through money stolen from the taxpayers.

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Free Will and the Market Place

Free Markets

Blog11/29/2018

If the laws of economics are either unknown or not heeded, the inevitable penalty will be an economy of scarcity and poverty.

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5 Ways a Wealth Tax Is At Least as Bad as an Income Tax

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/29/2018

As the wage-earning population grows smaller as a proportion of the population, get ready for calls for "wealth taxes" which can keep the taxes coming in even as total wage incomes fall.

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