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Buckley Revealed

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

05/03/2023Mises Daily Articles
Conservative icon William F. Buckley wanted a "totalitarian bureaucracy within our shores" to combat the communist threat. Far too many modern Chinaphobes are embracing a similarly deranged policy.
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Boeing 737 MAX Disasters' Root Cause Was Government Regulation

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomLegal System

04/25/2023Mises Media
When the Boeing 737 MAX had two crashes, the usual suspects called for more regulation. It turns out that the crashes were due more to regulatory failure than anything else.
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Biden's Wealth Tax Is a Trojan Horse Requiring Multiple Manipulations

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationPoliticsTaxes and Spending

04/21/2023Mises Media
President Biden pushes a wealth tax as a measure of "fairness." Not only is it unconstitutional, but it's also bad for the economy.
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Bipartisanship Is Not a Substitute for Voluntary Exchange

DemocracyFree MarketsPoliticsProgressivism

04/03/2023Mises Media
Politicians tout "bipartisanship"—that often just means one's pocket will be picked even more cleanly.
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Biden's Executive Order on Equity: It Will Create Greater Inequality

Bureaucracy and RegulationPhilosophy

03/12/2023Mises Media
President Biden's executive order to "strengthen equity" in the federal government is doomed to fail. It will create a lot of havoc in the meantime.
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Biden versus Bastiat

Economic PolicyFree MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

03/03/2023Mises Media
President Biden's recent call to "buy American" is doomed to failure, just like all other protectionist schemes.
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Biden Is Lying about the Jobs Data

Media and CulturePoliticsUnemploymentU.S. Economy

01/26/2023Mises Media
It's only a good time to be a worker in America if one confuses falling real wages and falling full-time employment with robust employment conditions.
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Behavioral Economics Challenges the Rationality of Consumer Choices

PhilosophyPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

01/11/2023Mises Media
While behavioral economics claims to be an effective way of measuring individual economic behavior, it actually sets back authentic economic analysis.
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Budget Deficit Hits Monthly Record Due to Biden’s Policies

Economic PolicyProgressivismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

01/07/2023Mises Media
Federal budget deficits are increasing, but the Biden administration shows no signs of restraining its spending. This is not going to end well.
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Born on the Tenth of January

LiberalismU.S. HistoryWorld History

12/15/2022Mises Media
Thomas Paine, whose fiery essay "Common Sense" made a case for the American Revolution, is a much-neglected American founder.
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