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How Mises Beats the DC Think Tanks

EducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog16 hours ago

Consider this, the Mises Institute today is "searched for" more around the world than many prominent high-profile beltway organizations.

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Are Libertarians Too Anti-Pollution?

The EnvironmentLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/22/2016

Contrary to the myth that libertarians favor limitless pollution by capitalists, libertarian legal regimes would often put polluters out of business.

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Indoctrination: 35 Years of the US Department of Education

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

What has the Federal Department of Education done for students? The DOE has spent a lot of taxpayer money, but the results are less than impressive.

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No, Unions Don't Increase Everyone's Wages

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog09/21/2016

Contrary to the common myth, labor unions mean fewer jobs and more competition among workers.

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Broken Politics, Broken Economics

EducationStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog09/19/2016

Populism, anti-globalism, anti-elitism — these are all symptoms of a hostility toward politics. We should embrace the opportunity they present.

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The Post-Brexit Boom is Baffling Elites

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/19/2016

Contrary to dire warning of economic disaster, the British economy has weathered Brexit quite well. Now central bankers are taking the credit.

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Free Trade Brings Abundance — Protectionism Brings Scarcity

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog09/18/2016

When it comes to trade, the best US policy, or that of any country, is the elimination of all barriers to imports.

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Why the EU Is Doomed

Global EconomyBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog09/16/2016

The EU is ill-equipped to deal with the crises that lie ahead.

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A Libertarian Debates a Marxist on What Makes a Free Society

Political Theory

Blog09/16/2016

"What makes a free society?" A debate between the marxist and the libertarian.

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Infrastructure Spending Does not "Grow the Economy"

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog09/14/2016

Both Trump and Clinton agree the US government needs to spend billions more on infrastructure. More spending is not the boon they think it is.

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