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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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Stop Using Suicides to Push for Bigger Government

HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog06/18/2018

Recent media coverage suggests more government spending and more government control is the only "solution" to rising suicide rates in America.  

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Texas's Gold Depository — A "Bank" For Gold-Based Money — Has Now Opened

06/18/2018Power & Market

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Ryan McMaken: Why Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

06/15/2018Audio/Video
Ryan McMaken and Jeff Deist discuss the California ballot measure that would split the Golden State into three distinct parts.

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Splitting California into 3 Pieces Is Long Overdue

Blog06/14/2018

Californians will be able to vote in splitting the state up this November. Which is great because California needs a huge dose of decentralization.

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3 Times As Many Europeans Move to the US, than the Other Way Around

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog06/12/2018

The US is often criticized for supposedly offering a lower quality of life than Europe. But far more Europeans migrate to the US than the other way around. 

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