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James Grant: The Forgotten Depression

James Grant discusses his new book, The Forgotten Depression .

Chávez and Maduro
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The Bait-and-Switch Behind Economic Populism

Economic populists have become skilled at causing economic calamities while escaping the blame. Instead, it’s the...

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From Beijing to Auburn: A Conversation with Mises Fellow Jingjing Wang

Former Mises Institute Fellow Jingjing Wang discusses how she discovered Austrian economics in China, and her plans for...

Rising home prices
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Why Do We Celebrate Rising Home Prices?

The Fed and the government have gone to great lengths to prop up home prices. But it seems a bit odd to try to increase...

heart attack
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Your Government-Approved Diet May Kill You

Billions of tax dollars have been spent on scientific studies and public programs designed to tell Americans what to...

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Railway Socialism and Safety

In the wake of the Amtrak railway disaster, we’re likely to hear that the solution to the problem is more tax...