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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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Solution to Unemployment Found: Kill the Unemployed

Media and CultureU.S. Economy

Blog11/07/2014

That was the solution proffered by eugenicist progressives during the 1920s and 1930s. At least, that was their preferred option. Frank Taussig admitted that we “have not reached the stage where we can proceed to chloroform [the unemployed] once and for all, but at least...

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Lessons on Economics and Politics from South Park

Media and Culture

Blog10/23/2014

LearnLiberty.org is offering a new course developed by George Crowley of Troy University titled “Subliminal Lessons from South Park...

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Economic Illiteracy is Alive and Well

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureInterventionism

Blog10/17/2014

As an academic and economist, few things are as frustrating and mind-boggling as the fervor with which people embrace and display their economic illiteracy. It appears some, and an increasing number of them, consider it to be a quality or even a moral advantage to remain ignorant of basic...

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