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Pennsylvanians May Amend Constitution to Stop Endless Lockdowns

Bureaucracy and RegulationDecentralization and SecessionLegal System

02/18/2021Mises Media
Not only will these amendments reduce the abuse of emergency declarations, but they will also help to decentralize power within Pennsylvania. While COVID-19 has allowed the executive branch to run wild, Pennsylvania is actually structured in a way that makes the decentralization of power easier.
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Elise Amez-Droz: Those Treacherous "Essential" and "Nonessential" Labels

Health

02/17/2021Mises Media
Our guest is Elise Amez-Droz, program manager for the Open Health program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, where she also manages the health policy portfolio.
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The NBA's National Anthem Mandate: Another Political Ploy from Pro Sports

Media and Culture

02/16/2021Mises Media
The controversy over Mark Cuban and the national anthem reminds us the NBA and the NFL have spent the last few decades relying on the national anthem as a cynical ploy. Employing "antiracism" and BLM politics was just the natural next step.
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How Markets Turn Lousy Products into Great Ones

CoordinationThe EntrepreneurValue and Exchange

02/16/2021Mises Media
Centrally planned economies often stick with terrible ideas for many years. But markets can take bad products, learn from them, and turn them into great products that give the public what it wants and needs.
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Per Bylund: Austrian Economics is the Science of Business Success

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

02/16/2021Mises Media
For any size and any type of business, the generation of value requires the establishment, communication, and internalization of value-generation principles, solidly founded and consistently applied.
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Why No State Needs Thousands of Nuclear Warheads

War and Foreign Policy

02/15/2021Mises Media
The claim that the US needs an immense and varied nuclear arsenal "does serve one purpose: it keeps military budgets wondrously high."
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How Not to Argue against the Minimum Wage

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

02/15/2021Mises Media
There are plenty of sound reasons to oppose government minimum wage laws, but there is one objection making the rounds that is based on bad economics and should be avoided, and that’s the "businesses will pass on the costs to consumers" objection.
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Dr. Patrick Newman on Cronyism in America

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

02/12/2021Mises Media
You will never see the American colonies, revolution, Constitution, or great men like Hamilton, Madison, and Jefferson the same way after reading this book. Dr. Patrick Newman joins Jeff Deist for a preview.
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Jeff Deist on the Scapegoating of Florida

DemocracyMedia and Culture

02/12/2021Mises Media
Is the potential domestic travel ban on Florida a punishment for making the D.C. regime look bad? Jeff Deist and David Gornoski discuss this and more on A Neighbor's Choice .
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Understanding Minimum Wage Mandates: Empirical Studies Aren't Enough

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesUnemployment

02/12/2021Mises Media
It is only through the increase in capital goods, i.e., through the enhancement and the expansion of the infrastructure, that labor can become more productive and earn a higher hourly wage.
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