Government Regulation and Crony Capitalism is Keeping Thousands in Florida without Power

Cronyism and Corporatism

Blog16 hours ago
The pain and suffering currently being felt is the direct result of government policy and the perverse incentives of crony capitalism.

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If the Majority Votes to Secede — What About the Minority?

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog19 hours ago
To protect minority rights, the answer to some secession is even more secession.

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Mises and Cosmopolitanism

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

Blog23 hours ago
Like Mises himself, the Mises Institute seeks "the perfect cooperation of all mankind, taking place peacefully and without friction."

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Questions Remain as the Fed Finally Begins to Reverse QE

The Fed

Of course the noise of the Fed’s actions only serves to distract from the real issue, which is the continuing economic stagnation of the US economy.

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Then Came Nixon

Media and CultureThe Police StateU.S. History

Chris Calton explains how Nixon kicked off the modern War on Drugs.

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The Washington Post's Latest (and Lamest) Attack on the Mises Institute

The Washington Post is at it again with its annual article denouncing the Mises Institute and libertarians in general.

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What Is the Correct Amount of Money?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Since the present monetary system is fundamentally unstable, there cannot be a "correct" money supply growth rate.

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Trump's China-Sanctions Madness Imperils the Dollar

Money and BanksProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

The Trump administration is threatening to cut China off from the US dollar. But this could serve to destroy the dollar's reserve-currency status.

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