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Luxuries into Necessities

The EntrepreneurFree Markets

08/08/2018Mises Daily Articles
An industrial innovation enters the market as the extravagance of an elite before it finally turns, step by step, into a need of each and all.
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Live Question and Answer Session

U.S. History

08/08/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton answers listener questions in the Mises Studio.
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The Key Word in "Democratic Socialism" is "Socialism"

SocialismWorld History

Blog08/08/2018

All socialist states, including democratic ones, demand obedience and conformity in their economic and cultural diktats. And there is no kind and gentle way of snuffing out resistance.

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How Liberal Adoption Laws Helped Romania’s Orphans

HealthWorld HistoryValue and Exchange

Blog08/08/2018

People usually recoil at the idea of trading babies for money, but in the wake of Soviet deprivation, easy-adoption laws helped countless orphans in Romania.

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The Difference Between Austrians and Everyone Else — In One Easy Chart

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/07/2018

Here's how to tell the Austrian approach on money apart from the views of other schools of thought.

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Italy’s Central Bank Admits Wealth Redistribution Leads to Corruption

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog08/07/2018

“Corruption is a regular effect of interventionism,” Ludwig von Mises once wrote, and we see this principle at work today in the European Union.

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Big Plans for the Jeddah Tower Continue as Asset Prices Boom

Booms and Busts

Blog08/07/2018

The Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia remains listed for “completion” in 2020. Will its completion trigger a new Skyscraper Curse?

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