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Learning About the State

Big Government

09/09/2019Mises Daily Articles
It is not the people we elect who are in charge. They are only the human face on the machine. If they don't know this before the election, they quickly discover it after the election.
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Slowing Money Supply Growth May Trigger a Recession

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/09/2019

Since real savings enable the production of capital goods, obviously real savings are at the heart of the economic growth that raises people's living standards.

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Why Entrepreneurs Are Different

The Entrepreneur

Blog09/09/2019

Entrepreneurial action provides the fuel for the constant mining of consumer value. If entrepreneurs cease acting in this way, consumers will cease to see innovation and growing value in the marketplace.

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The Myth of "Economic Power"

Blog09/07/2019

“Economic power,” then, is simply the right under freedom to refuse to make an exchange. Every man has this power. Political power, on the other hand, is something very different.

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How Anti-Trust Policy Hurts the Little Guy

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/07/2019

Government anti-trust policy often results in destroying cost-saving measures adopted by larger firms, thus driving up prices for ordinary consumers.

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How to Know if Government Is Too Big

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog09/07/2019

If governments do anything more than protect property rights, then they're too big.

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The National Debt Is Now More than Ten Times Annual Tax Receipts

If we compare the federal government's debt load to its income (i.e., tax receipts) the debt load is bigger than its ever been.

09/06/2019Power & Market
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Hazlitt in One Lesson with Walter Block

Austrian Economics OverviewInterventionism

09/06/2019Audio/Video
Professor Walter Block joins Jeff Deist for a fantastic in-depth discussion of Henry Hazlitt and his work.
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