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The Fruits of Foreign Lending

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal Economy

Blog05/04/2018

The first thing to remember is that monetary chaos is not primarily “international” at all. It exists basically within each nation.

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Under the Skin

Political Theory

Blog05/04/2018

Taleb contends that you shouldn’t put someone else’s skin in the game without putting your own in it as well.

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Why Fractional Reserve Banking Poses a Threat to Market Stability

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog05/04/2018

Mises advocated free banking because he thought it would restrain fractional reserve banking, which he viewed as the cause of unsustainable booms.

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Trade Unions: The Private Use of Coercive Power

Labor and Wages

05/03/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The political influence of labor unions has aimed at the entrenchment of privileged employment and the protection of the officials' "profession."
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The Fed As an Instrument for Disaster

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog05/03/2018

So, today, we stand near — how near we don’t yet know — the edge of a dangerous financial precipice.

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Argentina: Why Tax Revenues Decrease As Taxes Rise

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/03/2018

Argentina is faced with a model that has disproportionately increased the tax burden on the most productive sectors to subsidize the lowest productivity sectors.

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The Specific Value of Money

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

05/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
"Different people and the same people at different times value the same objective facts in a different way."

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1918: Total War Comes to Europe

World History

Blog05/02/2018

Under the "Hindenburg Program," economic and industrial interventionism became absolute in Germany. Thus the ideal of "total war" was realized.

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The Corwin Amendment

U.S. History

05/02/2018Audio/Video
With disunion looming, conservative Republicans and southern unionists sought a compromise that would keep the Union together.

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