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What Caused the Irish Potato Famine?

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

03/17/2017Mises Daily Articles
Was the Potato Famine an ecological accident, as historians usually say, or a politically created one?

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Is the Snapchat IPO Proof of a Tech Bubble?

Financial MarketsMoney and Banking

Blog03/16/2017
It's unclear that Snapchat can make a profit. But, thanks to central banks, that's not stopping investors from pouring billions into the company.

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Trump's Budget a First Step Toward De-Politicizing Science

U.S. Economy

Blog03/16/2017
Scientific research is important, which is precisely why it should be separated from the state.

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Yellen: "GDP is a Pretty Noisy Indicator"

The Fed

03/16/2017FedWatch
While expressing optimism about the economy, Yellen completely dismissed a question about the troubling Q1 GDP forecasts.

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The Census Bureau's Faulty Data About a Coming "Non-White" Majority

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/16/2017
Government data about race and ethnicity in America is often manipulated for political purposes — and distorts our view of the American population.

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When the CIA Partied with LSD on the Taxpayers' Dime

HealthThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

Blog03/15/2017
During the 50s and 60s, the CIA conducted a variety of LSD "experiments" with prostitutes and others that were of questionable scientific value.

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How Ray Kroc of McDonald's Built an Entrepreneurial Empire

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog03/15/2017
The Founder, a recent movie about Ray Kroc and McDonald's, illustrates points about the free market made by Mises.

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Economic Action Beyond the Extent of the Market

EntrepreneurshipPraxeology

03/15/2017Audio/Video
Per Bylund presents the 2017 Murray N. Rothbard Memorial Lecture.

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What Economists Are Not—And Shouldn’t Try to Be

Austrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Economists should not “design the tap” or “lay the pipes” for government intervention.

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