With Inequality, Some Is Fair and Some Is Unfair

Free MarketsLabor and Wages

Blog41 min ago
Market growth can naturally lead to greater inequality. But government interventions often add their own, more insidious brand of inequality.

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End the Drug War for These Very Practical Reasons

HealthLegal System

Blog5 hours ago
Drug addiction is indeed a serious problem. But the war on drugs does not lessen this problem, nor does it address the core issues leading to addiction.

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How Markets Foster Human Cooperation

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Only human beings know how to overcome irreconcilable, nature-given conflicts: by embarking upon cooperation.

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Security Works at Disney — But Can't Work at a Public School?

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog02/19/2018
The fact that politicians get highly-attentive security guards — while school kids get a cut-rate version, if anything at all — is revealing.

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Martin Van Buren: America's Most Underrated President

U.S. History

Blog02/19/2018
Martin Van Buren is probably one of most maligned, and paradoxically one of the most forgotten United States presidents.

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Health Care: American Mania vs. Canadian Sclerosis

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog02/19/2018
The Canadian medico-sclerosis would have been worse if it weren’t for the American medico-mania which has brought an unbelievable number of innovations.

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Bastiat the Great

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

02/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
We could use more Bastiats today, writes Henry Hazlitt. We are, in fact, in desperate need of them.

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How to Kill 300,000 Americans with Opioids

HealthLegal System

Blog02/17/2018
If someone wanted to kill thousands of Americans through opioid addiction, they couldn't do much better than America's current drug policies.

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