12. Gene Epstein on Commies, Krugman, and Crushing Debaters

The Fed

14 min agoAudio/Video
Gene Epstein and Bob Murphy cover a variety of topics, including how Gene's reading of Rothbard’s Man, Economy, and State lead him to become a free-market libertarian.
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Why Politics Divides People

Big GovernmentMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

1 hour agoMises Daily Articles
The only real solution to negative-attack politics is to reduce the power and scope of government over our lives.
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France's Crisis Is the Latest In a Long History of Conflict over France's Un-Free Markets

SocialismTaxes and SpendingWorld HistoryInterventionism

Blog4 hours ago

Emmanuel Macron said he wanted to make France more free and more competitive. But his failed tax increase on gasoline shows just how fragile reform attempts are in France.

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FDR’s Worst Perversion of Freedom: The "Four Freedoms" Speech

U.S. History

Blog9 hours ago

In 1944, Roosevelt revealed that the original Bill of Rights had “proved inadequate to assure us equality in the pursuit of happiness.” So he proposed to replace it with something far worse.

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Behind the Scenes at the Central Banks that Created our Modern Monetary System

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

100 years ago, coordination among central banks was engineered to speed up the renunciation of the gold standard, and greatly enlarge the freedom of all central banks to inflate money supplies.

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The Austrian School at the European Parliament

01/16/2019Power & Market

The intellectual tectonic plates within economics are shifting, and the Austrian school is well placed to provide explanations for the coming bursting of the Super Bubble.

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How Gun Control Became an Instrument of Tyranny in Venezuela

Big GovernmentSocialismThe Police State

Blog01/16/2019

Venezuelans are defenseless against a government that runs roughshod over their civil liberties and economic livelihood.

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The Battle of the Ironclads, Part 3: Inventing the Monitor

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

01/16/2019Audio/Video
Chris Calton details the incredible life of the Swedish engineer who created the Union's first iron warship.
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