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Are Highly Paid People Just Lucky?

Calculation and Knowledge

Blog06/06/2017
If a person makes a lot of money through "luck" perhaps the most philosophically rigorous answer is simply this: "so what?"

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Will the Crazy Global Debt Bubble Ever End?

Blog06/06/2017
If the debt burden is large enough, at some point, even a 0.1% interest rate becomes unaffordable.

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Ludwig von Mises Understood "Meme Magic"

Media and Culture

Blog06/06/2017
Recent history shows that both force and money are impotent against memes.

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Las Vegas: An Austrian View of Land Prices

The EntrepreneurValue and Exchange

Blog06/05/2017
Is buying land a good idea? It's a lot more complicated than simply declaring "buy land, they aren't making it anymore."

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More Solar Jobs Is a Curse, Not a Blessing

The EnvironmentFree MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog06/05/2017
Wind and solar are simply a bad deal for consumers, workers and the environment. Another example of government policy having nothing to do with reality.

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Trump’s Budget: Radical Change or More of the Same?

U.S. Economy

Blog06/05/2017
Trump’s budget does eliminate some unnecessary and unconstitutional programs, but it largely leaves the welfare-warfare state intact.

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Individuals, Reason, and Action

Media and CulturePraxeology

Blog06/05/2017
It is always the individual who thinks. Society does not think any more than it eats or drinks.

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Healthcare: "Insurance" Now Just Means Redistribution

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog06/04/2017
When politicians talk about health "insurance" they're usually just talking about schemes to redistribute wealth and income.

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Deflation, Easy Money, and the Boom-Bust Cycle

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/02/2017
When money is made "out of thin air," we see economic busts go hand-in-hand with price deflation. This is not the case with sound money.

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Mises Weekends: Yes, You Should Read Human Action

StrategyAustrian Economics Overview

06/02/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist, Joe Salerno, and Karl-Friedrich Israel discuss Mises's Human Action —perhaps the greatest treatise on economics ever written.

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