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Karl Marx and Marxism at Two Hundred

Socialism

Blog05/08/2018

We should use this to remember and reflect on the tragic harm done to humanity through the destructive influence of Karl Marx.

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Argentina Has a Chronic Problem with Monetary-Policy Failure

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/08/2018

Argentina's president Mauricio Macri has been as bad as, if not worse than, his left-wing populist predecessor on the inflation front.

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The EU's Backdoor Path to a Unified Superstate

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/08/2018

Thanks to the defeat of the more fiscally responsible member states, the EU has become a de facto transfer union. 

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Free Private Cities: An Interview with Dr. Titus Gebel

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

05/07/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist interviews Titus Gebel on the Free Private Cities Project.

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How To Calculate the Money Supply

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/07/2018

In this interview, Joseph Salerno discusses how he and Murray Rothbard developed a better measure of the money supply. 

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No More Top-Down Revolutions

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/07/2018

Without Lenin's political successes, Marx's writings would have been forgotten long ago.

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We Don’t Even Want Your American Goods In Europe — Or Do We?

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog05/07/2018

As a trade war heats up between the US and the EU, both regimes rush to victimize their own populations.

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The Austrian School's Critique of Marxism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

05/05/2018Mises Daily Articles
Marxism was never a good idea "in theory." As Mises explained, it is a mess both in theory and in practice.

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"Real Socialism" Has Indeed Been Tried — And It's Been a Disaster

SocialismWorld History

Blog05/05/2018

Capitalism doesn't have to be implemented in a "pure" form for its benefits to be realized. Meanwhile, socialists must make excuses for repeated failures.

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Starbucks Case Illustrates How Government Police Aren't Like Private Police

The EntrepreneurThe Police State

Blog05/05/2018

Unlike government police, private firms often suffer falling stock prices and falling revenues when running afoul of public expectations. 

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