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How the Left and the Right Move the Goalposts in Economic Arguments

Media and Culture

08/28/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy explains a common rhetorical dodge that he’s encountered from both the progressive Left and the conservative Right.
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The Hidden Tax in Central Banks' Low-Interest Policy

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/28/2019

The tactics used by central banks don't just create bubbles or drive up prices. They actively destroy value and act as a tax on real producers in the economy.

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Rothbard and War

War and Foreign Policy

Those who believe in the free and unhampered market economy should be especially skeptical of war and military action. War, after all, is the ultimate government program.

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Why The Next ECB Stimulus Plan Will Also Fail

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/27/2019

The slowdown of the European economy is a disaster considering the enormous stimulus we are immersed in.

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Professor Ben Powell on Mises's Migration Conundrum

"In Mises we find a tension that prevents him from unequivocally advocating for unrestricted migration." Nation, language, and culture exist independent of government, an obvious point Mises took pains to allow for.

08/27/2019Power & Market
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Steven Phelan: Negotiation as a Core Capability for Entrepreneurial Success

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

08/27/2019Audio/Video
Entrepreneurs are engaged in negotiation almost all the time. Individual styles differ, but every entrepreneur can negotiate effectively if they follow six principles derived from Austrian Economics.
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Why They Keep Trying to Blame Capitalists for Slavery

U.S. History

Blog08/27/2019

The resurgent claim that the modern economy was built on slavery is yet another attempt to attack capitalism while also claiming "we are all to blame" for slavery. The slave owners of old tried a very similar tactic.

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Robby Soave: Breaking the Real Story on the Covington Students

Media and Culture

08/26/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Robby Soave discuss the corporate media.
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