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Should We Loot the Rich?

Taxes and Spending

07/22/2019The Free Market
Redistribution is not ethical; it’s theft and destruction. It is simply a means to satisfy the envy of some who seek to harm those who have obtained greater wealth through the satisfaction of the wants of consumers.
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Fractional Reserves and the Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/09/2019The Free Market
In this testimony to Congress, Joseph Salerno describes how to fix the problem of fractional reserve banking.
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June2012_0.pdf

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Are Markets Boring?

Big GovernmentFree Markets

12/29/2018The Free Market
The psychology of the anti-market left can be a puzzle, but even more confounding is the mentality of the anti-market right.
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Christmas Movies and Bad Economics

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

12/24/2018The Free Market
Why are so many Christmas movies rife with villainous capitalists who constantly seek to ruin Christmas?
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Poujade: Menace or Promise?

World HistoryPolitical Theory

12/10/2018The Free Market
Anti-tax protests have a well-established history in French politics, as described by Murray Rothbard in this 1956 article.
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The Uncompromising Rothbard

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

11/22/2018The Free Market
Quite simply, the science of liberty that Rothbard brought into clear relief is as brilliant in the hopes it creates for a free world as it is unforgiving of error.
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Economics as a Vocation

Education

11/07/2018The Free Market
As Mises put it "The development of a profession of economists is an offshoot of interventionism."
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Cheers to the Peddler Class

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

10/31/2018The Free Market
The peddler was the middle class man who prided himself on his initiative, self-reliance, independence and, above all, his integrity.
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mar07_0.pdf

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In Defense of Payday Lending

Free Markets

10/20/2018The Free Market
Banning or restricting payday lending primarily works to limit the choices and freedoms exercised by people with bad credit or low incomes.
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Mises: Scientist and Fighter

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

10/17/2018The Free Market
The historic contribution of Mises was represented not so much by the magisterial works that he produced in 1912, or 1922, in 1933, or 1940 — as by his courageous, lonely vigil during the arid decades of the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
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