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In Africa, Ending a Despot Doesn't End Despotism

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog12/30/2017
We can replace corrupt despots in Zimbabwe and South Africa all day long, but unless major institutional changes take place, nothing will change.

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The Myth of Insufficient Demand

Business CyclesPricesValue and Exchange

Blog12/30/2017
The more goods that an individual can produce the more goods he can demand, and thus acquire.

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Bob Murphy on the Culture Wars

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureStrategy

12/29/2017Audio/Video
Our final show of 2017 features a talk given by Dr. Bob Murphy on the culture wars.

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The Rise of the West

Free MarketsWorld History

12/29/2017Mises Daily Articles
Throughout history, material privation and chronic insecurity were the norm.

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Is Argentina's Peronist Nightmare Finally Over?

Global Economy

Blog12/29/2017
The economic program of the Peronists is aptly described by a term coined by Ludwig von Mises: Destructionism.

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The Uniqueness of Western Law

World History

Blog12/29/2017
The study of Western Civilization has been all but eradicated. This was no accident.

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How to Cure Poverty

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog12/28/2017
Henry Hazlitt explains why President Johnson's "War on Poverty" will fail, and how the market — not government — is the path to prosperity.

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Why We Read Dead Economists

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog12/28/2017
Studying the history of economic thought is out. We should bring it back in.

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What Will Cause The Next Recession?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/28/2017
The next recession is going to be caused by making the same mistake of the previous ones: denying the the level to which we've accumulated risk.

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The Anti-Imperialist League and the Battle Against Empire

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/27/2017Mises Daily Articles
States have successfully managed to persuade subject populations that any insult to the state is an insult to the people as well.

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