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5 Reasons Why Austrian Economics Is Better than the Mainstream

Global EconomyAustrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

Blog08/15/2016

Mainstream economics is fraying at both ends. It is vague, and lacks precision. Austrian economics, meanwhile, is rooted in concrete human action.

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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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The Week in Review: August 6, 2016

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

Blog08/05/2016

Disappointed with weak growth worldwide, central banks look poised to crank out more easy money.

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The FDA’s Cigar Fascism

The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/26/2016

New FDA regulations — like most crony capitalist regs — will help large established businesses while hurting smaller ones.

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Britain's Minimum Wage Short-Changes Young Workers

Global EconomyCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog07/21/2016

In the UK, a national minimum wage was introduced in 1999. Things have been getting worse for young workers ever since.

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America Needs a Good, Old-Fashioned Economic Depression

Global EconomyFiscal TheoryInterventionism

Blog07/21/2016

Central bankers are moving heedlessly toward what Ludwig von Mises called "crack-up boom."

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Brazil's Lost Decade: We Must Free Our Economy

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/20/2016

Here in Brazil, free-market ideas have long been ridiculed and ignored, with disastrous results.

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Our Disastrous Monetary System: A New Must-Read Book

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/19/2016

Blind Robbery!, a new, easy-to-read book on money is a must-read for anyone who wishes to understand the damage our easy-money system is doing.

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We Need More Borders and More States

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/19/2016

As Venezuela shows, living close to an international border can be an important lifeline. This illustrates the benefits of political decentralization.

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A New Set of Crises for the EU

Global EconomyMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog07/13/2016

The Paris-Berlin axis faces a new banking crisis and a weakening Southern Europe while Brexit inflames EU opposition across Europe.

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