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Krugman Schooled, Call for housing bubble “was a joke”…

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 by posted in Capitalism, Economics, Education, History.
Krugman Schooled, Call for housing bubble “was a joke”…

Not exactly a friendly reception in Spain – of course, Krugman called multiple times for a “recovery led by housing” (housing bubble)…  At least eight! Redmond is the director of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada.

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How I Learned About Freedom and How to Spread It’s Message

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 by posted in Capitalism, Economics, Education, History.

It’s important to learn as much as we can on the concepts of freedom, because if we don’t understand what it is and where it came from, we might as well say goodbye; we won’t see it being taken away a little

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The New Tories

Friday, July 6th, 2012 by posted in History, Politics.
man vs the state teaser

Excerpted from The Man versus the State, 1884, reprinted from Mises.org Most of those who now pass as Liberals are Tories of a new type. This is a paradox which I propose to justify. That I may justify it, I

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Globe and Mail warming to the Austrians?

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 by posted in Capitalism, Civil Liberties, Economics, History, Socialism.

Centre-Left National newspaper, the Globe and Mail has had a series of op-eds by Gwyn Morgan, wherein the author quotes liberally from Friedrich Hayek – please find the excerpts and links to the articles below. Going deeper into debt won’t

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Early Secular Communism

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 by posted in History.
18th century Paris teaser

[This article is excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995), volume 2, chapter 9: "Roots of Marxism: Messianic Communism," section 2, "Secularized Millennial Communism: Mably and Morelly." Reprinted from Mises.org] During the havoc and upheaval

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Mises Canada Presents the Great Debate: Was Milton Friedman a Libertarian?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 by posted in Economics, Education, History, Philosophy.
Friedman

As the centenary of his birth approaches, the ever disputed question of Milton Friedman’s bona fides as a libertarian is settled once and for all in this no-holds-barred smack down between Walter Block and Paul Geddes. Don’t miss it! Sponsored

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The Dummy’s Guide to the US Banking Crisis

Monday, June 4th, 2012 by posted in Banking, Capitalism, History.
Lehman collapse teaser

Originally posted on CreditWritedowns.comon September 24, 2008 Whenever I wade into a new topic like digital photography, gardening or what have you, I visit the local bookstore and get a “For Dummies” book to guide me. I figure that it’s

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Bilderberg 2012 – Final List of Participants

Friday, June 1st, 2012 by posted in Events, Foreign Policy, History, Politics.
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The latest Bilderberg Meeting is on in Chantilly, Virginia, and in the interest of transparency, we thought we might republish the participant list here. In the past, the Bilderberg Group was reluctant to share this list, but possibly because of

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The Juice that Defied an Empire

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 by posted in Capitalism, Economics, Events, History.
pomw

What’s great about POM Wonderful? Sure, this pomegranate juice tastes great. POM is one of the few drinks that seems to have the same scrunch-up-your-mouth effect that you get with a bold dry red wine. When I was a kid,

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Memory Hole: Socialist Failures

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 by posted in History.
communist propaganda teaser

Reprinted from LewRockwell.com What is the longest-running socialist experiment? What has its success been? If someone asked you to defend the idea that socialism has failed, what would you offer as your example? Where did modern socialism begin? In America.

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Money and Gold in the 1920s and 1930s: An Austrian View

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 by posted in Banking, Economics, History.
money-gold-coins teaser

Originally appeared in the October 1999 • Volume: 49 • Issue: 10 of the Freeman In consecutive issues of The Freeman, Richard Timberlake has contributed an interesting trilogy of articles advancing a monetarist critique of the conduct of U.S. monetary

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In Defense of Conspiracy Theory

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 by posted in Education, History, Philosophy.
conspiracy theory

Did you know that the American public school system was modeled after 19th century Prussia and was designed to condition children toward obedience and subordination?   Did you know that Abraham Lincoln was once quoted to have said during one of

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Austrian AV Club – Dave Howden on the Penny and Budgetary Chaos

Friday, May 11th, 2012 by posted in Banking, Capitalism, Economics, Education, History, Politics.
Austrian AV Club – Dave Howden on the Penny and Budgetary Chaos

Redmond is the director of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada.

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Austrian AV Club – Doug French on Speculative Bubbles then and now

Friday, May 11th, 2012 by posted in Banking, Capitalism, Economics, Education, History.
Austrian AV Club – Doug French on Speculative Bubbles then and now

Redmond is the director of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada.

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Murdoch tweets about money printing and inflation, reality won’t be far behind

Monday, May 7th, 2012 by posted in Banking, Capitalism, Economics, History.

Originally posted at http://joannenova.com.au The game is up when everyone knows the only way out is printing money, because then everyone knows inflation is coming, and the bun-fight begins. Everyone wants the wage rise, the payment now, and to buy the

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Ron Paul vs. Paul Krugman – Video and Transcript

Monday, April 30th, 2012 by posted in Banking, Capitalism, Economics, History, Politics.
Ron Paul vs. Paul Krugman – Video and Transcript

Congressman Ron Paul on Professor Paul Krugman’s views: “[Krugman] believes in big government, from what I read and hear, and I believe in very small government. I emphasize personal liberties. I don’t like a managed economy, whether it’s through central

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Death by Environmentalism

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by posted in Environment, History.
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Like those who were of age the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated, most people can remember intimate details of what they were doing when they first heard that the space shuttle Challenger had exploded. To compound the tragedy, millions

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‘Liberal Democracy’ – Ideal? or Oxymoron?

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 by posted in Civil Liberties, Education, History.
vote-button-teaser

Democracy gets a good press these days (the last couple of centuries’ worth of days). People tend to identify democracy with freedoms – the various liberal freedoms we lovers of liberty extol. But this reputation is ill-gained, once we look

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Murray Rothbard on the EU – 1989

Sunday, April 15th, 2012 by posted in Banking, Economics, History, Politics.
Murray Rothbard on the EU – 1989

Murray Rothbard on the EU, ECB and the currency union from 1989. Redmond is the director of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada.

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Redmond Weissenberger on the Peter Schiff Show

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 by posted in Banking, Capitalism, Economics, History.

Redmond is the director of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada.

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