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I Have Doubts About Bitcoin

By Joakim Book Mises Institute December 4, 2017   I Have Doubts About Bitcoin   Bitcoin and the blockchain technology are wonderful inventions; its anonymity, decentralised technology and speed of transactions just to mention a few features that have aroused supporters. The extension of competition into the domain of money that it represents is perhaps even […]

I Have Doubts About Bitcoin

How Congress Mysteriously Became a ‘Small Business’ to Qualify for Obamacare Subsidies

How Congress Mysteriously Became a ‘Small Business’ to Qualify for Obamacare Subsidies

By Robert Moffit The Daily Signal May 11, 2016     It seems that federal officials have worked overtime to undermine public trust. Benghazi, the IRS abuses, the “fast and furious” gun-running fiasco, the solar power boondoggles, and the seemingly endless implementation problems of the Affordable Care Act—all these scandals have common themes: arrogant and […]


To Oppose Free Trade Is To Embrace Violence

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org March 19, 2016   To Oppose Free Trade Is To Embrace Violence   Supporting free trade is simply a matter of taking no action when another person exchanges in non-violent exchange with another person. That person may be right down the street, or that person may be in another country somewhere. No […]

To Oppose Free Trade Is To Embrace Violence

Four Economic Myths that Perpetuate the Euro Crisis

By Patrick Barron Mises.org August 12, 2015   Four Economic Myths that Perpetuate the Euro Crisis   Too much of the commentary about the Greek crisis has focused on whether or not Greece should drop the euro and not enough on the structural problems arising out of decades of socialism. Meanwhile, the Greek government has […]


5 Major Banks Plead Guilty To Market Rigging, Fined $5.7 Billion

By Rachel Blevins Truth In Media May 20, 2015   5 Major Banks Plead Guilty To Market Rigging, Fined $5.7 Billion     On Wednesday, the Department of Justice announced that five major banks: Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, JPMorgan Chase, UBS and Citigroup, will be fined approximately $5.7 billion after pleading guilty to crimes […]


Bad Idea: Devaluing Currency to Help Exporters

By Frank Hollenbeck Mises.org February 14, 2015   Bad Idea: Devaluing Currency to Help Exporters   The European Central Bank’s (ECB) decision to shortly print over 1 trillion euros has reignited concerns over currency wars. The euro has dropped almost 20 percent over the last six months after endless hints from the ECB. We are […]


Is Russia Planning a Gold-Based Currency?

By Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna Mises.org February 6, 2015   Is Russia Planning a Gold-Based Currency?   The “perfect-storm” of geopolitical instability, diplomatic isolation, severe currency depreciation, and economic decline now confronting Russia has profoundly damaged Moscow’s international standing, and possibly for the long-term. Yet, it is precisely such conditions that may push the country’s leadership into […]


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How Free Markets Enhance Freedom of Choice

By Hunter Hastings Mises.org January 30, 2015   How Free Markets Enhance Freedom of Choice   Ludwig von Mises was careful to establish the individual actor as the basis for all economic analysis. An individual acts to improve his circumstances. To do so, he chooses among various available means in order to achieve his ends. […]


Voluntary Exchange vs. Government Mandates

By Patrick Barron Mises.org   Voluntary Exchange vs. Government Mandates   The basic unit of all economic activity is the uncoerced, free exchange of one economic good for another. Moreover, the decision to engage in exchange is based upon the ordinally ranked subjective preferences of each party to the exchange. To achieve maximum satisfaction from […]


The “Dog-Eat-Dog” Delusion

By Gary Galles Mises.org   The “Dog-Eat-Dog” Delusion   When people want to add extra “oomph” to negative depictions of self-owners acting without coercion — that is, market competition under capitalism — they turn to name-calling. One of the most effective forms is describing such competition as dog-eat-dog. When that characterization is accepted, the mountain […]


Feds probe Maryland’s (and other state’s) disastrous Obamacare marketplace

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Feds probe Maryland’s (and other state’s) disastrous Obamacare marketplace (4 of the 14 state exchanges are now under investigation)     Obamacare is the train wreck that Democratic Senator and chair of the Senate Finance Committee Max Baucus said that it would be. It has been a complete failure […]


ObamaCar – Unbelievable Never-Before-Seen Video Revealed!

  Source: http://wwwwakeupamericans-spree.blogspot.com By Susan Duclos   ObamaCar – Unbelievable Never-Before-Seen Video Revealed!   Let me start by saying the title is not spelled incorrectly, we are not talking about Obamacare, we are talking about the the Obamacar and while the video is complete satire, the points made are crushingly accurate. For example, it runs […]


9 Signs That China Is Making A Move Against The U.S. Dollar 1

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder 9 Signs That China Is Making A Move Against The U.S. Dollar   On the global financial stage, China is playing chess while the U.S. is playing checkers, and the Chinese are now accelerating their long-term plan to dethrone the U.S. dollar.  You see, the truth is that China […]