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The EU-Mercosur Trade Deal and the Lunacy of Protectionism

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog07/15/2019

The signing of the EU–Mercosur trade agreement constitutes a starting point — but an unholy alliance between protectionist politicians, agricultural lobbyists, and environmentalists may be forming.

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Debunking Income-Inequality Research

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog07/13/2019

Most income inequality stats provide a cloudy and confusing picture of the real situation. Even worse, these stats are used to justify a wide variety of tax hikes and government interventions.

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My Mises U Experience: From Student to Faculty

EducationStrategy

07/13/2019Audio/Video
Mises Institute Fellow Patrick Newman discusses what originally brought him to Mises University, and what it means to now be teaching as a Mises U faculty member.
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Deneen's Why Liberalism Failed Attacks a Fake Version of Liberalism

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog07/13/2019

Patrick Deneen lumps everything he dislikes under the label of "liberalism." But one is left wondering if he is familiar enough with liberalism's history to pass judgment on it.

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The Class Struggle

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/12/2019Mises Daily Articles
The workers were never enthusiastic about socialism. Socialism was brought to the masses by intellectuals of bourgeois background, dining and wining together in the luxurious London homes and country seats of late Victorian "society."
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Medievalism, Absolutism, and the French Revolution

Blog07/12/2019

The brutal, absolutist, and mercantilist state that collapsed under the French Revolution was no benign and restrained regime. And in many ways, the monarchy's embrace of a powerful centralized state sowed the seeds of its own destruction.

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