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Poor People in Developing Countries Find Alternatives to Commercial Banking

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

03/02/2023Mises Media
People are innovative—if government doesn't get in the way. Entrepreneurs in developing countries find alternatives for people cut off from commercial banking services.
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Producers Should Reject Calls to "Give Back"

Economic FreedomFree Markets

02/04/2023Mises Media
All too often we are told that government employment equals selflessness and working for profit constitutes greed. It's time to reassess the meaning of certain words.
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Political Salvation Is Slow Suicide

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProgressivism

01/27/2023Mises Media
For all of the political "reforms" being tossed about, the truth is that government is slowly strangling the life out of our society.
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Paradise Valley, Montana: A Study in Free Market Land Conservation

The EnvironmentFree MarketsProperty Rights

01/14/2023Mises Media
Americans typically are told that private enterprise wastes resources while government preserves them. Economic truths turn that canard upside down.
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Police Failures in Philadelphia Have Made Private Policing More Attractive

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

01/13/2023Mises Media
Because police protection of students is inadequate, Temple University of Philadelphia has hired private police to help keep students safer from crime.
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Private Security: An Effective Method to Prevent Being a Crime Victim

Bureaucracy and RegulationProperty RightsStrategy

01/03/2023Mises Media
As crime rates rise and government policing fails, more and more people are turning to private security, which is more effective in preventing crime than government police.
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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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Private Coinage

Free MarketsMoney and BanksEntrepreneurship

11/29/2022Mises Daily Articles
"It is surely folly to say that government must socialize all property in order to prevent anyone from stealing property. Yet the reasoning behind abolition of private coinage is the same."
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Private versus Government Health Insurance: They Are Not the Same

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree Markets

11/13/2022Mises Media
Government programs like Medicare are called insurance, yet they are anything but. There is a difference between public and private plans.
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Profits Do Not Cause Inflation (No Matter What Progressives Claim)

Economic PolicyInflationProgressivism

11/01/2022Mises Media
Progressives like Robert Reich now claim that there is no inflation, just businesses arbitrarily raising prices so they can increase profits. Such claims do not pass the test of economic logic.
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