Interventionism

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Spreadsheets Can Not Replace the Market Process

Free MarketsInterventionismPrices

Blog08/22/2016

The problem with the Excel spreadsheet approach is not the intentions of policymakers, but that such tools cannot possibly replace the market process.

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Not Every Bad Policy is Socialist

StrategyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

Blog08/22/2016

In free-market circles, most government intervention is dismissed as "socialist," with the result that the term has lost its true meaning.

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What the Olympics Teach Us about International Trade

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Government schemes are powerless in gauging where comparative advantage lies, whether we are talking about trade or sports.

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How Government Ruined American Sodas

Corporate WelfareHealthInterventionism

Blog08/18/2016

Under a system of tariffs, subsidies, and restrictions, we get companies like Coke and Pepsi producing collectivist drinks for the masses.

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Price Controls Are Disastrous for Venezuela, and Everywhere Else

Global EconomyInterventionismPrices

Blog08/16/2016

Many of Venezuela's woes stem from the Venezuelan state's reliance on price controls to enact its socialist goals. Famine has resulted.

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Interventionism: Government's War Against Consumers

Free MarketsInterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog08/16/2016

The government wants to arrogate to itself the power, which, in an economy, is in the hands of the consumers.

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Manipulation: The Phony Job Recovery

U.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesInterventionism

Blog08/11/2016

Delving further into the jobs report, we see that many of the jobs that were supposedly created were jobs in government.

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The Minimum Wage: Taking Away the Right to Work

The EntrepreneurInterventionismPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog08/09/2016

The view seems to be that if a higher minimum wage is mandated that employers will continue to make all of the same hiring decisions. Not true.

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Deflation Is Always Good for the Economy

Business CyclesInterventionismMoney and Banking

Blog08/04/2016

The major threat to any economy is not deflation, but the policies used to count it.

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Decentralize the Military: Why We Need Independent Militias

Decentralization and SecessionThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog07/29/2016

A "well-regulated militia," controlled by the states, was once considered essential to providing a counterweight against federal power.

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