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Ryan McMaken

Editor, Mises Wire and The Austrian

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Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is the editor of Mises Wire and The Austrian. Send him your article submissions, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado, and was the economist for the Colorado Division of Housing from 2009 to 2014. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

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US Sanctions Against Venezuela Will Hurt Americans

War and Foreign Policy

Blog13 hours ago
Sanctions against foreign nations are ultimately built upon restricting the freedom of Americans.

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Money-Supply Growth Drops Again — Falls to 108-Month Low

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate was during August 2008.

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Why Natural Disasters Are Worse For Poor Countries

The EnvironmentGlobal EconomyPoverty

Wealth-building and capital are the most important factors in weathering natural disasters — whether caused by global warming or not.

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The Neoconservatives Have Declared War on the Realists

U.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Interventionist foreign policy is facing some challenges from foreign-policy realists. Naturally, neoconservatives are very upset about it.

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Think Gentrification Is Bad? The Opposite Is Worse

Value and Exchange

Land has no intrinsic value, and its price can go to zero under various conditions. Nearby owners will soon find themselves wishing for gentrification.

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