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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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New York State Bans Fantasy Football

Legal SystemMedia and CulturePrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog11/11/2015

New York State Attorney General says that fantasy football is just as bad for you as the State Lottery. The lottery is actually much worse!

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Spectre

Media and CultureThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/28/2015

James Bond is not a name that's typically mentioned in discussions of humble foreign policy or the importance of enforceable property rights.

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In Policy Debates, Can Economics Trump Ethics?

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

Blog10/08/2015

To support free markets is to invite criticism on virtually every policy issue. Whether it’s the minimum wage, gun control, or a hundred other topics, markets are constantly under attack, and the burden of proof always seems to fall on advocates of free choice to show that it’s...

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The Silent, Slow, Stubborn Revolution

Media and CultureWorld History

The most effective revolutions are in fact silent, slow, stubborn, and most importantly, peaceful.

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