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Social Darwinism and the Free Market

World HistoryPolitical Theory

2 hours agoThe Free Market
The markets are not a struggle between rich and poor, strong and weak. On the contrary, they help humans work together to benefit everyone.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Was Predictable

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After pulling off a major upset in the Democratic Primary for New York’s 14th congressional district, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now being touted as the new...

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The Government's War on Ladies Who Drive You Home from the Hospital

Blog10 hours ago

Yet again, the government regulators show us that their real motivation is not consumer protection.

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Charity Needs Markets

Philosophy and MethodologyPricesValue and Exchange

07/20/2018The Austrian
Even if everyone were totally charitable, we still could not build a complex economy without the price mechanism provided by markets.

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Savings, not Technology, Is the Key to Economic Growth

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/20/2018

The real impediment to economic growth has been the relentless central bank tampering with financial markets. 

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6 Reasons Why a Trade War with the Chinese Is Pointless

Blog07/20/2018

China's so-called "unfair" trading practices really hurt China more than they hurt American businesses.

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Market Data: Power, War, and Man

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

07/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Civilization is an achievement of the 'bourgeois' spirit, not of the spirit of war and conquest.

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Brexit on the Brink

Blog07/19/2018

Theresa May fails to grasp the true necessity of breaking free of the European free-loaders.

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Venezuela Turns to Barter

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/19/2018

As planned by Chavez, barter is indeed replacing currency transactions throughout the economy but with hardly the results the late socialist envisioned. 

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Is Further Intervention a Cure for Prior Intervention?

Interventionism

07/18/2018Mises Daily Articles
When anything goes wrong, from a train wreck to a change in stock market prices, the craven crowds always clamor for just one more law.

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