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Entrepreneurs: Changing the World through Business

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog04/04/2019

We take so many things that make daily life easier for granted. But entrepreneurs are usually behind what often amounts to revolutionary changes.

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Capital is a Mystery to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Capital and Interest Theory

Blog04/04/2019

While Ocasio-Cortez has a degree in economics, she apparently never learned the lessons stressed by Hernando de Soto in his The Mystery of Capital.

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Banks' Unrealized Losses Soon to Be Realized

04/04/2019Power & Market
The timing of Jerome Powell’s appearance on “60 Minutes,” along with Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke, is curious. Read More

Rent Control Is Terrible: So Keep it Local

Decentralization and SecessionPoverty

Blog04/03/2019

Some states have proposed overturning laws that ban local governments from using housing policies like rent control. Rent control is terrible, but there's no reason to believe state governments ought to dictate housing policy to local governments.

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The De-Socialization of the Lithuanian Economy

Global EconomySocialism

04/03/2019Audio/Video
Vytas Žukauskas tells the story of Lithuania after the Soviet Union.
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Left and Right: The Prospects for Liberty

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/03/2019Mises Daily Articles
The liberal revolutions that paved the way for the industrial revolution were hallmarks of great progress against the state. As Lord Acton noted, a continuation of this revolutionary spirit is our best hope against the state.
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It's Not a Recession, It's a "Global Economic Slowdown"

Blog04/03/2019

Pundits are hoping that instead of a crisis, we just get a "global economic slowdown." Given the damage done by central banks, a sustained slowdown would be a best-case scenario.

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Even Socialists Know that Economic Planning Requires Market Prices

SocialismCalculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/03/2019

Hard-left "democratic socialists" think they figured out how to make government planning possible: use prices. But there's a problem in their argument: prices are impossible without markets.

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