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12/01/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
What makes this Festschrift exceptional? Many participants contribute significantly and originally — in the full spirit of the teachings of the man they honor. The highest form of academic recognition.
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San Francisco's Wealthy Leftists Are Making Homelessness Worse

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/01/2018

San Francisco's public defecation problem is a symptom of its homelessness problem — a problem made far worse by government housing regulations.

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The Many Ways Governments Create Monopolies

Monopoly and Competition

Blog12/01/2018

Most major sectors in the US economy have been distorted by government policies pushing monopolies and limiting competition.

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About Civility...

11/30/2018Power & Market

We hardly should expect an America so wracked by politics to remain civil.

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Mises on Fascism, Democracy, and Other Questions

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/30/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
No one could have admired and respected Ludwig von Mises more than did Murray Rothbard, who dedicated his magnum opus in economic theory, Man, Economy, and State , to his great mentor. Yet Rothbard did not shy away from criticizing Mises when he believed such criticism to be called for.
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Let's Defend Capitalism

SocialismPolitical Theory

11/30/2018Articles of Interest
Capitalism — not democracy — is what gives us the blessings we have come to associate with a free society. So it is markets and not democracy that we must defend.
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How Private Banks Create Bubbles — with the Help of Central Banks

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/30/2018

Recessions emerge when the central bank reverses its loose monetary stance. But the seeds of recession were sown earlier by private lending practices that grew out of central-bank money creation.

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Danielle DiMartino Booth on the Fragile Fed Narrative

The FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

11/30/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Danielle DiMartino Booth discuss Fed Chairman Jay Powell's performance to date and whether Austrians and permabears overestimate the Fed's influence on the economy.
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