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The Batman Movie They Should Have Made

Media and Culture

Blog03/24/2016

Created by Paul Pope, a libertarian comic book writer also responsible for the critically acclaimed Batman: Year 100, Berlin Batman was an Elseworld tale published in 1998's The Batman Chronicles #11. The story involves young Baruch Wane, a wealthy socialite, who is tipped...

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Socialism Starves the People: Cuba Edition

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog03/21/2016

Studies of the improving Cuban culinary scene after Fidel Castro's stepping down from power reminds us of how socialism actually impoverished the people by making their mundane, ordinary lives much more difficult to live.

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The JetBlue Democracy Experiment

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog03/01/2016

The intended message of the JetBlue commercial is that if we just work together and make some sacrifices, we can all win. However, it actually showcased the inherent flaws in democratic processes.

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The Real Value of a Powerball Ticket

Media and CultureSubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog01/10/2016

Rather than a cold estimate of the probability of future returns, the Powerball actually illustrates the subjective theory of value.

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The Big Short

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareThe FedFinancial MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog01/09/2016

The Big Short is a pretty good movie, but there are a few things it leaves out.

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What Populism Is And Isn't

Big GovernmentMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog12/31/2015

Here we go again. Now advocates of more government control over the economy want to redefine populism as Trumpism.

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Mises Institute Ranked 9th Most Influential US Think Tank

EducationMedia and Culture

Blog12/14/2015

The Mises Institute has been named the 9th Most Influential US Think Tank by TheBestSchools.org, a leading online resource for campus and online education.

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Mises Weekends: Yuri Maltsev

Media and CultureU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog12/14/2015

In the latest episode of Mises Weekends, Jeff Deist and Yuri Maltsev discuss Socialism, Fascism, and Trumpism.

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