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Czechoslovakia’s Velvet Revolution: 25 Years Later

Mises DailyNovember 28, 2014
The Velvet Revolution, during which the people of Czechoslovakia revolted against their communist masters, turns twenty-five years old this month. Many people from formerly-communist economies have learned much from the experience, even if many in the West have not.

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The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

Mises DailyNovember 27, 2014
In the early years, the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony adopted a 17th-century form of socialism and nearly starved to death. They had little to be thankful for until they gave up on dreams of utopia and turned to markets instead.

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