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Tax Burdens, Per Capita Income, and Simpson’s Paradox

Is there a correlation between wealth and a higher tax burden? After, people like to say that more taxes mean more public services.

Jeff Deist on Kennedy

Capitalism vs. Socialism

02/21/2020Audio/Video
Is Bernie right to say America has become a socialist country? Jeff Deist joins guest host Judge Andrew P. Napolitano on Kennedy to discuss the "Capitalism vs. Socialism" debate within the Democrat Party.

It's Easy to Believe AOC Has an Economics Degree

02/21/2020Power & Market

Many people seem to be under the wrong impression that getting an economics degree nowadays leads one to have reverence for private markets and entrepreneurs. That's not what economics departments teach.

Individual Responsibility and Guilt

Blog02/21/2020

Susan Neiman contends Southerners need to acknowledge guilt for slavery, segregation, and lynching, and "work off" the past. But collective responsibility is a chimera, and a dangerous one at that.

Pennsylvania's Anarchist Experiment: 1681–1690

02/21/2020Mises Daily Articles

"The reality must be faced that the new…colony of Pennsylvania lived for the greater part of four years in a de facto condition of individual anarchism, and seemed none the worse for the experience."

Why Rothbard Wanted "Radical Decentralization"

Blog02/21/2020

Secession and decentralization are good for two reasons: they move us toward a society with more individual freedom. And smaller, more decentralized societies are more economically free.

Blago Is Free

Blago's real crime wasn't trying to sell a senate seat, if he did in fact try to do that. Rather his crime was that he refused to appoint the man Obama had picked as his successor in the Senate.

Marxist Dreams and Soviet Realities

02/20/2020Mises Daily Articles

The Nazi concentration camps were modified versions of Soviet originals.  It's true the Soviet Union is not history's only killer state, but it is the original model on which others are based.

Is Free Market Economics Too "Ideological"?

Blog02/20/2020

Free market economics is often ignorantly dismissed for being "ideological" rather than scientific. It probably sounds smart to the economically illiterate, but it is decidedly not.

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