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Tho Bishop: The Alt-Right in Auburn

Big GovernmentMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

04/21/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Tho Bishop discuss Richard Spencer's visit to the Mises Institute's hometown of Auburn, Alabama.

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Is Marine Le Pen the French Donald Trump?

Global EconomyStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog04/21/2017

Marine Le Pen has a long way to go before she can become the French Donald Trump.

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Florida Voted for Medical Marijuana, State Legislators Don’t Care

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police State

Blog04/21/2017
Given Florida's political reality, it is not surprising to see lobbyist pressure pre-empt patient care. It doesn’t make it any less sickening.

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Alan Greenspan, Sellout

BiographiesThe Fed

04/20/2017The Austrian
In his attitude toward compromise, Alan Greenspan is the polar opposite of Murray Rothbard.

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New Japanese Translations of The Case Against the Fed and The Essential Rothbard

Blog04/19/2017
Tatsuya Iwakura — translator of many works by Mises and Rothbard into Japanese — has completed two new translations now available on Amazon.

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What Is the "Correct" Growth Rate of the Money Supply?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/19/2017
Central banks have no way of knowing the "right" amount of money-supply growth. But, markets can work to suppress growth in un-backed paper currency.

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Fannie and Freddie Finally Wake Up

Financial MarketsPolitical Theory

Blog04/19/2017
Because Fannie and Freddie weren’t allowed to fail, it has taken years for these wards of the state to smell the delinquent-mortgage coffee.

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Jeffrey Sachs's Blind Spot

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog04/19/2017
Jeffrey Sachs rightly sees the problems of state interventionism in foreign policy. But he then fails to see the same holds on domestic policy.

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When Low-Wage Workers Are Better than Robots

Big GovernmentFree MarketsStrategy

Blog04/18/2017
Automation is not always a sign of greater efficiency — especially when automation is the result of government interference in the marketplace.

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Auto Loans: The Next Debt Bubble?

Booms and BustsU.S. Economy

Blog04/18/2017
The auto-loan market has recently ballooned, but the delinquency data raises questions about how much longer these spending habits can last.

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