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"Discrimination in the Marketplace" by Jonathan Newman

I read this article not from the linked source, but in the Mises Institute’s bi-monthly publication The Austrian. I didn’t have time to wow my readers with another amazingly fantastic post this week so I thought I’d give you something to ponder instead. 1,207 more words


Its Official: leading German Keynesian Economist calls for cash ban

David Stockman’s contra corner has many interesting posts in favour of free market policies in place of the centralised planning of neoliberalism. This one criticises increasing the power of central banks by abolishing cash. 931 more words


Young and American? You're Out of Luck

‘Old Age and Treachery

Old age and treachery will always triumph over youth and skill. At least, that is the way it looks.

Our speech to the Class of 2015 (you can catch up  102 more words

US Global Hegemony

Seven Changes Needed in Baltimore and Ferguson Right Now

By: Mark Thornton

I am regularly asked what can be done to solve the problem of “urban blight” in places like Detroit. The question is usually asked with exhausted desperation and a shrug, as if there are no possible answers. 926 more words

Political Badger

Does the Construction of World's Largest Skyscraper Equal Economic Collapse? Mark Thornton on Political Badger Podcast

On our latest episode we are joined by Dr. Mark Thornton of the Mises Institute for a second appearance.  Today we discuss his great work on what is known as The Skyscraper Index which posits that each time the world’s largest skyscraper is built, an economic crisis follows.   56 more words


In Saudi Arabia, It’s Looking Bubbly for Skyscrapers and More

By: Mark Thornton

Even as the Saudi Arabian state steps up bombing raids in Yemen and spends billions on new military infrastructure, plans are moving forward for the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah. 638 more words

Political Badger

Happening today! Mises 'Sound Money' Student Seminar

The Mises Institute will present a live seminar/webinar on money, where it comes from, what governments do to it, and where it’s going in the future. 84 more words