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Reaching the Next Generation

Blog05/07/2019

Help us distribute Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson to thousands of young people all across the country.

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Why Turkey's Debt Crisis is a Bigger Risk to the Eurozone than the PIGS

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog4 hours ago

Unlike Greece, Italy or other seriously debt-laden economies, it’s not just government borrowing that’s the main risk to Turkey.

 

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CJay Engel on the Entrepreneurial Life

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

5 hours agoAudio/Video
Doing something entrepreneurial, utilizing your own resources, benefits others and is heroic.
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The Unseen Costs of "Medicare for All"

Health

Blog7 hours ago

Many of the worst costs that will come with "Medicare for All" won't be calculated in dollars. They'll come in the form of doctor shortages, long wait times, and less access to care.

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Tucker Carlson and AOC Are Wrong About Christianity and Usury

Money and BanksWorld History

Blog05/21/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks Christian theology supports her bill on excessive interest. Her position ignores the actual history of Christian views of usury.

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The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality

Media and CultureOther Schools of Thought

05/20/2019Audio/Video
Andy Duncan joins Jeff to review an overlooked classic by Mises: The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality.
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New Deal and Cold War: The Link of State Domination

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

05/20/2019Mises Daily Articles
One of the most brilliant and forceful attacks on Cold War foreign policy in the postwar era came from the pen of the veteran free-market publicist Garet Garrett, In his pamphlet "The Rise of Empire."
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The Balance-of-Payments Myth

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog05/20/2019

It is not "the US" that imports Japanese or Chinese electrical appliances, but an individual from the US, or a group of Americans. They import these appliances because they believe that a profit can be made. And governments ought not interfere in these transactions.

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Tariffs Are Attacks on Property Rights and Freedom

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog05/20/2019

Tariffs inflict harm on real people, empowering bureaucracy and the state, while destroying the rights of real-world entrepreneurs and consumers. Yet, some people claiming to support free markets are perfectly fine with this.

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3 Modern Arguments for Tariffs, Debunked

Blog05/18/2019

Even the more "subtle" or "nuanced" arguments for tariffs smack of the same old mercantilist arguments that have been refuted by economists going back to Adam Smith.

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