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The Bad Economics Behind Monopoly

Media and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/24/2016

A pro-tax disciple of Henry George gave us the board game we know today as Monopoly.

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The Week in Review: October 15, 2016

Media and CultureStrategyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog10/14/2016

We are less than a month away from the election and it can not be over soon enough.

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The 2016 Nobel Prize: Incentives, Property Rights, and Ownership

Media and CultureOther Schools of Thought

Blog10/10/2016

While not Austrian, the body of work by Hart and Holmström is worth careful study and has interesting implications for Austrians.

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Mises on the Battle between Liberalism and Racism

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/29/2016

For Mises, racism is not just contrary to liberalism and sound economics, but to reason itself.

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How Mises Beats the DC Think Tanks

EducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog09/25/2016

Consider this, the Mises Institute today is "searched for" more around the world than many prominent high-profile beltway organizations.

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Stranger Things and the Monstrous State

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

Blog09/12/2016

The unspeakable evil from the Upside Down is small-time compared to the government that summons it.

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Admiration Does Not Mean Blind Devotion

EducationMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog08/11/2016

Maybe the best thing we can do then is to let ourselves be guided by Bastiat's saying: "The worst thing that can happen to a good cause is, not to be skillfully attacked, but to be ineptly defended."

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Brazil's Olympics: Cronies Feast while the People Starve

Corporate WelfareGlobal EconomyMedia and Culture

Blog08/08/2016

The Olympics is one big party for politically-connected millionaires and other "elites" at the expense of ordinary taxpayers.

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Insider Trading and Taxes: The State Wants to Read Your Mind

Legal SystemMedia and CultureCalculation and Knowledge

Blog08/03/2016

The state at all levels is unable to legislate against intent despite its best efforts.

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