Mises Daily

Little-Known Laws That Cripple American Trade

Mises DailyMarch 3, 2015
The Jones Act and similar laws have been behind a precipitous decline in global American shipping. Passed for "national defense" purposes, such laws only serve to raise the cost of shipping to US ports while restricting consumer access to goods...

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The Absurdity of "Reform" in DC

Mises DailyMarch 2, 2015
Government will be so much better if we just adopt the latest fads in government reform, we’re told. Needless to say, modest reforms have a long record of total failure and the only answer is to make radical cuts to every government program...

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