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Americans Are Bad at Saving Money, But It Could be Worse

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog4 hours ago

Americans are saving very little money for emergencies. Unfortunately, central banks have been encouraging the same thing worldwide.

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How Medical Licensing Laws Can Shield Incompetent Doctors

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog10/09/2016

The cronyist American Medical Association has forced doctors to choose between protecting "the profession" and protecting their patients.

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Why Hillary Clinton Wants You To Like The EU

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/07/2016

Governments hate decentralization, and politicians like Hillary Clinton hate it too.

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Bill Wirtz

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Bill Wirtz is a law student at Université de Lorraine in Nancy, France and local coordinator for European Students for Liberty. See his blog....

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Cronyism: Government, the AMA, and Med Schools

HealthU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/07/2016

For decades, governments have been manipulating our views of what medical schools are, and what they should be.

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When it Comes to Spending, the US Is a Typical Western Welfare State

HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog08/30/2016

There is no bright line that divides the allegedly "free-market" US from the "socialist" welfare states of Western Europe.

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Chris Shaw

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Chris Shaw is a master's-degree student at the University of Warwick, as well as being an independent researcher and political blogger. He describes himself as a libertarian anarchist. His blog...

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Nasty Politics and "Low-Information Voters" Are Nothing New

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/16/2016

Jon Grinspan's new book The Virgin Vote reminds us that democracy has no golden age of civil and well-reasoned electioneering.

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What Students Are Saying About Mises U 2016

EducationAustrian Economics Overview

Blog08/05/2016

Students share their experiences from this year's Mises U.

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My Contributions to Entrepreneurship Theory

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog06/29/2016

Peter Klein examines the role and work of Austrian scholars like Mises, Kirzner, Hayek, and others in explaining how entrepreneurship works.

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Little sleep, more productivity

Blog04/05/2011

The Wall Street Journal’s Melinda Black has an interesting piece in today’s edition entitled “The Sleepless Elite.” One to three percent of the population require less than six hours of sleep to function well.

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David Haggith

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David Haggith is editor of The Great Recession Blog

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2016's Economy Begins with a Whimper

Global markets are showing they can't handle even a tiny bit of tightening by the Federal Reserve, and other...

2016's Economy Begins with a Whimper

Global markets are showing they can't handle even a tiny bit of tightening by the Federal Reserve, and other...

C. Jay Engel

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C. Jay Engel is an investment advisor at The Sullivan Group, an independent, Austrian-School oriented, wealth management firm in northern California. He is especially interested in wealth preservation in lieu...

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We Need the Pain that Comes with More Saving

We're constantly being told by the mainstream financial media that saving money will destroy the economy. In...

Bernie Sanders Criticizes the Fed for the Wrong Reasons

Bernie Sanders says he wants to reform the Fed, but Bernie's wrongheaded views on Fed policy demonstrate why it...

Public Servants: Who is Serving Whom?

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/08/2016

Public servants on average are paid better than their private sector taxpaying counterparts. How exactly are they our "servants"?

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Peter Francis Fenwick

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Peter Francis Fenwick is founder and chairman of Fenwick Software in Melbourne, Australia. He holds a MBA from Melbourne University, and is the author of The Fragility of Freedom: Why...

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A Visit to the Mises Institute

Our visit was an opportunity to build lasting friendships with fine people and to see at first hand the wonderful...

Dr. Michel Accad

Michel Accad

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Michel Accad, MD, practices cardiology and internal medicine in San Francisco, offering individualized care in a free-market setting. His blog about health care and medicine is AlertandOriented.com....

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Dr. Michel Accad: Why Can't We Pay Cash for Doctors?

Jeff Deist and Dr. Michel Accad discuss practicing medicine in the Age of Obamacare.

Dr. Michel Accad: Can Austrian Economics Save Medicine?

Dr. Accad presents a brilliant application of Austrian theory to real world practice.

Charles Hugh Smith

Charles Hugh Smith

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Charles Hugh Smith is a contributing editor to PeakProsperity.com and the proprietor of the popular blog OfTwoMinds.com. He is the author of numerous books, including Why Everything...

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Charles Hugh Smith: The US Healthcare Debacle

Jeff Deist and Charles Hugh Smith discuss our absurdly anti-market healthcare system.

The War On Cash: Why Now?

Physical cash has long been problematic for governments because it allows people to avoid the banking system, which...

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Mises.org is a community of individuals dedicated to Austrian economics, freedom, and peace. Our writers and bloggers generally are academic professionals or economists. Mises Daily articles, Mises Library pages, and Mises Wire posts are intended to provide scholarly, substantive content and...

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