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Homer Economicus Hits the Bigtime

Media and CultureInterventionism

Blog05/13/2015

Homer Economicus is the subject of a question on the TV show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"

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Money Emergence in Video Game Worlds

Media and CultureMoney and Banks

Blog03/25/2015

One great thing about innovation in gaming is that the more complex and realistic games get, the more they begin to mirror real-world economic principles.

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Mormont Shrugged; or, Lessons from the Game of Thrones

Legal SystemMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog02/16/2015

Readers of this blog may remember previous posts about George R.R. Martin’s fantasy epic A Song of Ice and Fire and its TV adaptation, Game of Thrones. Carmen Dorobăţ and I have recently collected our writing into a forthcoming book chapter, available for free.

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The Austrian

Media and Culture

Blog02/14/2015

If the first issue is any indication, they will live up to their promise of a "bolder and more robust version of what you have known for decades."

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Self Censorship

Media and Culture

Blog01/12/2015

One by-product of the Paris terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo was an outpouring of support for freedom of speech.

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Movie Review: North Korea is a Mildly Unpleasant Place in The Interview

Media and Culture

Blog01/08/2015

The film’s most redeeming quality can be found in the fact that it makes the US intelligence apparatus look useless and inept.

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Ferguson 2014 ≠ Boston 1773

Media and CultureU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/26/2014

Writing in Time magazine this week, Darlena Cunha compares the Ferguson riots of today — as well as the Los Angeles riots of 1992 — to the Boston Tea Party, arguing that such events are similar, well within the American tradition of social change.

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Obfuscation Unlimited

Media and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

Blog11/20/2014
The philosophy of Roy Bhaskar, who died November 19, would ordinarily hold little interest for readers of the Mises Blog.

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“Welcome to Christie’s"

Media and Culture

Blog11/15/2014

Con Temporary Art Auction Record — Sheep line up to be fleeced

Inflation revealed its ugly head again in New York City — where the money is.

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