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How Back-to-School Shopping Is like American Politics

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Blog08/23/2016

As 2016's campaign unpleasantness has accelerated, many Americans were going through another often-unpleasant experience: back-to-school shopping.

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Insider Trading and Taxes: The State Wants to Read Your Mind

Legal SystemMedia and CultureCalculation and Knowledge

Blog08/03/2016

The state at all levels is unable to legislate against intent despite its best efforts.

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Why We Need Profits

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeMonetary TheoryValue and Exchange

Monetary profit is not the only kind of profit, but in a complex world, monetary profit is essential in building sustainable economies.

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Britain's Minimum Wage Short-Changes Young Workers

Global EconomyCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog07/21/2016

In the UK, a national minimum wage was introduced in 1999. Things have been getting worse for young workers ever since.

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How the State Worsens Economic Inequality

Business CyclesCalculation and KnowledgeMoney and BankingPrivate Property

Blog07/12/2016

Our monetary system favors those who are already-wealthy at the expense of those who are only beginning the wealth-building process.

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The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 19, no. 1 (Spring 2016)

Calculation and KnowledgeGold StandardMonetary Theory

Blog06/17/2016

This new issue features important contributions to monetary theory and policy, a novel program for re-establishing gold money, and much more.

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FBI: US Homicide Rate at 51-Year Low

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Blog06/15/2016

The American public is "unaware" that the homicide rate in the United States has fallen by 49 percent over the past twenty years.

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USDA: People Make the Choice to Eat Unhealthy Food

U.S. EconomyCalculation and KnowledgeSubjectivism

Blog06/13/2016

Evidence continues to pile up against the claim that low-incomes cause obesity thanks to insufficient access to grocery stores.

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The Poverty of GDP

Global EconomyCalculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

The choice between various ways of ‘measuring’ economic variations (and gauging their causes from these measurements) is arbitrary from an economic point of view, and becomes a largely political endeavor.

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Why Socialism Will Always Fail

Calculation and KnowledgeProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog04/27/2016

The paradox of "planning" is that it cannot plan, because of the absence of economic calculation.

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