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Why Bolivia Needs to Decentralize

Blog9 hours ago

Decentralization is perhaps the way for Bolivia to avoid the preventable evils of repeated coups and ethnic strife that have ensnared it since day one.

US Trade Is Crippled by the American Government, Not the Chinese

Blog07/13/2020

Our government is forever whining about, threatening against, high drug prices. Our pharmaceutical industry is “fighting” the Chinese in this economic “war” with both its hands tied behind its back.

How the State Destroys Families

Blog07/13/2020

Family policy has become an important area of ​​state growth in recent years. In the past, various state interventions served to protect the family (tax privileges, child benefits, etc.), but today’s politics are almost exclusively harmful to the family.

The First Socialists: The Saint-Simonians and the Utopians

Blog07/13/2020

While collectivism was implied in Sismondi’s idea of a “general interest,” Owen and Fourier offered the first formal expression of full socialist collectivization.

The Great Society: A Libertarian Critique

07/11/2020Mises Daily Articles

The Left has an enormous desire to "do good to" the mass of other people. But since many people often resist, the leftist inevitably ends by reaching for the big stick with which to push the ungrateful masses around.

What the Supreme Court Got Right in Its Indian Tribe Ruling

Blog07/11/2020

The Supreme Court this week limited a state government's control over what is supposed to be a sovereign Indian tribe. The next step lies in limiting federal control over the tribe also. 

Other Reasons to Remove Wilson’s Name at Princeton

Blog07/11/2020

There are at least four good reasons for removing Wilson’s name from Princeton buildings—racial bigotry, his embroiling the US in World War I, his founding of the Fed, and his enactment of the US income tax.

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