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Socialism

Free MarketsMedia and CultureHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

03/13/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Shawn Ritenour joins the Human Action Podcast to discuss Mises's monumental work on Socialism.
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Natural and Neutral Rates of Interest in Theory and Policy Formulation

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

03/13/2019Mises Daily Articles
The so-called "art of central banking" lies in picking the "right" target interest rate. But, there's no way to know the "correct" rate without giving markets freedom from central bankers.
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College Admissions Scandal: More Meddling by the Feds

03/13/2019Power & Market
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Tuesday's UK Vote Chaos: Will Brexit Never Happen?

Blog03/13/2019

The odds of a no-deal Brexit appear smaller than ever, and the exit process still has no end in sight.

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The Next Step in Social Security’s Ponzi Scheme

Blog03/13/2019

Social Security has always been a scheme to pile costs on future workers for the benefit of current retirees. Now Congress wants to make things even worse.

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Ownership, Scarcity, and Economic Decision Making

Calculation and Knowledge

03/12/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
By improving our understanding of scarcity, we can greatly improve our understanding of economics overall.
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Notes on Fed Chair Jerome Powell's 60 Minutes Non-Interview

03/12/2019Power & Market

 Jay Powell "sees no reason" the economy can't keep chugging along. And of course that's true until it isn't.

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The Eurozone is Slowing, and the ECB Isn't Prepared

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog03/12/2019

The European central bank has no ammunition left with which to address any serious economic downturn.

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