The Problem with Government Licensing Schemes

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog20 min ago

Government licensing hurts employment, reduces competition — and thus quality — and serves to line the pockets of the established firms who benefit.

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The Fight for Liberty and the Beltway Barbarians

Strategy

Blog06/19/2018

There is no reason why we can’t stress and spread our positive values at the same time that we battle against their enemies.

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The Cronyist Origins of Social Security

Blog06/19/2018

The big-business-connected creators of Social Security sought to use the system to punish their competitors in the small-business sector. 

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What Should Politically Vanquished People Do?

06/19/2018Power & Market

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Who is Juan de Mariana?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

06/19/2018Audio/Video
Lucas Engelhardt explains the many contributions of an early precursor to not only the Austrian school but to the whole of economic thought.

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Deutsche Bank's Troubles Raise Worries About the Future of the Euro Zone

Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and Banking

Blog06/19/2018

Big banks like Deutsche Bank have the potential to take an entire economy hostage: When they get into trouble, they can drag everything down with them.

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Stop Using Suicides to Push for Bigger Government

HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog06/18/2018

Recent media coverage suggests more government spending and more government control is the only "solution" to rising suicide rates in America.  

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Voting with Our Feet? Local Government "Services" and the Supposed Tiebout Effect

Media and CultureStrategyU.S. History

06/18/2018Mises Daily Articles
Because they have guaranteed income through taxes, competition among political jurisdictions is not like competition among private firms.

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