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Edmund Phelps on Egalitarianism


06/14/2023Mises Media
The classical liberal economist Edmund Phelps wants government to aid poor people, but he clearly is not an egalitarian. His philosophy would be unacceptable to today's "woke" egalitarians.
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End the FBI

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentThe Police StateU.S. History

06/05/2023Mises Media
The Durham report reminds us it is well past time for a more realistic assessment of the FBI for what it is: a costly, unnecessary, unconstitutional, and incompetent agency.
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Energy and Economic Efficiency: The Market versus the Politicization of Our Energy Futures

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismThe EnvironmentProgressivism

06/05/2023Mises Media
Radical environmentalists have convinced people that we are doomed if we continue to use fossil fuels. We are doomed if we stop using them.
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ESG: Another Fraudulent Hustle That Progressive Elites Have Foisted on the Economy

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyPolitics

05/12/2023Mises Media
In their attempts to remake the economy, progressive elites are pushing ESG. What they forget is that the economy runs on real things, not ideology.
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Endangering Washington's Divine Right to Deceive

PoliticsThe Police StateWar and Foreign Policy

05/02/2023Mises Media
Official Washington and its Court Media are up in arms that someone has told the truth via leaking government documents. They won't rest until he is punished severely.
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Equality Requires State Violence

CapitalismEconomic FreedomProgressivismSocialism

04/28/2023Mises Media
Although equality and "equity" are modern buzzwords, the only way to reach such a social nirvana is through violent means. Do we really want to go there?
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El poder de destruir

Taxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

02/13/2023Mises Daily Articles
El manifiesto comunista impulsó un impuesto sobre la renta fuertemente progresivo como una de las diez formas clave de socavar el orden de mercado. Por desgracia, la idea no murió con Marx.
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Empty Malls and Shopping Centers: How Government Fuels Malinvestments

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismU.S. Economy

02/10/2023Mises Media
The empty shopping mall: a story of how government actions created a huge malinvestment in western Pennsylvania.
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European Shadow Unemployment Is a Real Problem

EuropeMoney and BanksUnemployment

02/06/2023Mises Media
There is an undeniable negative trend in European employment and wages that is a direct consequence of constantly increasing intervention in the economy.
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Economic Growth Requires Savings, Not Money Pumping

Central BanksMonetary Policy

12/29/2022Mises Media
Keynesians believe that economic growth can occur only with an expanding supply of money. Growth doesn't need more money; it needs more savings.
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