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United Kingdom Mortality Data by Age Group and Vaccination Status: Looking at Vaccine Effectiveness

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismLawProgressivism

12/19/2022Mises Media
Should there be vaccine mandates to deal with covid? Progressive authorities say one thing, but the data say another.
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Digital Currency: The Fed Moves toward Monetary Totalitarianism

The FedMoney and BanksProgressivismSocialism

12/18/2022Mises Media
One hardly can imagine a better tool of social control than a digital currency. Not surprisingly, US monetary authorities are moving in that direction.
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Reflections upon the Centennial of Mises's Socialism

PhilosophySocialismWorld History

12/17/2022Mises Media
It has been a hundred years since Mises published Socialism . It is more relevant than ever.
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The Student Murders in Idaho Highlight the Unimpressive Police Record on Violent Crime

LawU.S. History

12/17/2022Mises Media
Like the police in similar communities, the Moscow, Idaho police have long focused on petty drug offenses while more serious violent crime and property crime receives far less attention.
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The Jobs "Boom" Isn't So Hot When We Remember Nearly Six Million Men Are Missing from the Workforce

UnemploymentU.S. Economy

12/16/2022Mises Media
There appears to be a six-million-man gap between the number of men in the prime age group—age 25–54—and the number of those men actually in the workforce.
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Spending More Government Money on Healthcare Does Not Improve Health Outcomes

Bureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismTaxes and Spending

12/16/2022Mises Media
Progressives seem to believe that we improve healthcare outcomes by spending more. This is a recipe for failure.
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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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As the Pentagon Fails Another Audit, Congress Wants to Spend Even More on "Defense"

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

12/15/2022Mises Media
America's military technocrats (a.k.a. "generals") specialize in losing wars and also losing your money. Naturally, Congress wants to give them even more taxpayer cash.
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Paul Pelosi Is Attacked, So Naturally the Capitol Police Want More Money

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

12/14/2022Mises Media
Following the attack on Paul Pelosi, the Capitol Police office has demanded a big budget increase. This is not to increase safety but rather to increase the agency's bureaucratic reach.
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In Jamaica, the Tourists Party On behind High Walls and Locked Gates

DemocracySocialism

12/14/2022Mises Media
High time preferences also mean high times in a party atmosphere. When Jamaica embraced socialism many decades ago, it wasn't supposed to come to this.
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