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Gustavus Swift: Capitalist Hero

Blog11/05/2018

Gustavus Swift liberated people from a diet of salt pork by figuring out how to ship refrigerated beef.

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No Matter How You Vote, Politicians Don't Represent You

Blog11/03/2018

We're often told that submission to government edicts is "voluntary" because we have "representative" government. The evidence suggests, however, that politicians don't represent their constituents. Nor could they, even if they wanted to.

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Modern Myths of Keynesian Economics

Other Schools of Thought

11/03/2018Audio/Video
In this 56-minute talk, Jeffrey Herbener dissects and dismantles two central myths behind Keynesian doctrine: the Phillips Curve, a the Keynesian Multiplier.
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The Libertarian Face of New Media

BiographiesMedia and Culture

11/03/2018The Austrian
An interview with Tom Woods about free-market podcasting and writing all those bestsellers.
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Where Is Brazil Headed Now?

Global EconomyWorld History

New Brazilian president Bolsonaro does not pretend to understand much about economics, but some of his advisors may move in the right direction.

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The Indefensibility of Political Representation

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Representation is a fig leaf that is insufficient to cover the brutal fact that even in our sophisticated modern states, some rule and others are ruled.
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In a Bubble Economy, Capital Goods Aren't Always a Good Thing

Blog11/02/2018

The more aggressive the central bank’s loose monetary stance is the more drainage of real wealth takes place and the less real wealth is left at the disposal of true wealth generators.

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