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Make Your Ideas Heard — Support the Mises Institute

Blog8 hours ago
Even if you’ve never donated, a small gift of $5 or $10 makes a huge difference.

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Stop Wrapping the Flag Around Pro Sports

Blog19 min ago
In the past, the NFL has happily politicized the sport in exchange for some money from the Pentagon. Now the strategy may end in a marketing disaster.

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Carbon Taxes and Economic Growth

The Environment

Blog19 min ago
If a politician wants to reshuffle taxes in a way that doesn’t reduce the tax burden overall, why should the libertarian endorse such a move?

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Mises Explains the Drug War

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesInterventionism

9 hours agoMises Daily Articles
Mises contends, the fact that something is a vice is no reason for suppression by way of commercial prohibitions.

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The Political and Economic Mystiques of State Power

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog16 hours ago
One of the mysteries of human history is how a handful of rulers succeed in gaining the loyalty and obedience of large numbers of subjects and citizens.

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Doesn't Mexico Have Building Codes?

PovertyPrices

Blog22 hours ago
Politicians can pass building code laws all day long, but those laws won't make it so people can afford higher quality, safer housing.

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There's Nothing Moral about Opposing "Price-Gouging"

The Police StatePricesValue and Exchange

Blog09/24/2017
Opponents of price gouging want to fine and imprison their neighbors for selling their own property at the "wrong" price.

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Elvis's Own Personal Drug War

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog09/22/2017
Elvis was a devoted fan of Nixon's Drug War — right up to the day he died from a drug overdose.

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The Supreme Court Failed Us On Vietnam

Legal SystemWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/22/2017
The Supreme Court justices knew that there was no way that the president would comply with a court ruling against the war.

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