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Disney's Corporate Welfare Is Modern Mercantilism

U.S. Economy

04/25/2022Mises Media
Disney's special legal status in Florida is reminiscent of the mercantilist corporations of old. They were granted favors at the expense of ordinary businesses who did not enjoy the favor of state officials.
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Keynesians and Market Monetarists Didn't See Inflation Coming

Money and Banks

04/25/2022Mises Media
It is interesting that the founder and leader of the market monetarists declared in January 2020 that the world was about to enter a "golden age" of low inflation for the Federal Reserve.
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How Society Works: Plato's Contribution

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

04/25/2022Mises Daily Articles
According to this theory, cooperation among any number of persons is more productive than the individual efforts of the same persons in isolation from one another.
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Sovereign Immunity Is Antilaw: The State Must Make Restitution to Its Victims

LibertarianismLegal System

04/23/2022Mises Media
A libertarian view of the law by definition means that there can be no immunity from legal consequences. Anything else perverts the very meaning of law.
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Do Institutions Play a Role in Promoting Economic Growth? In Short, Yes.

DemocracyProperty Rights

04/23/2022Mises Media
We are told that economic growth goes along with liberal democracy. But social institutions play an important role that transcends the political order.
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What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

04/23/2022Mises Daily Articles
History is only a tiresome repetition of one story. Persons and classes have sought to win possession of the power of the state in order to live luxuriously out of the earnings of others.
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No, Hitler Was Not a Closet Capitalist

SocialismWorld History

04/22/2022Mises Media
Despite the Left's denials that Hitler was a socialist, a careful reading of his writings and speeches tells a different story. His sympathies lay with the workers, not the bourgeoisie.
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Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Is Just the Latest Expression of Pan-Slavic Authoritarianism

DemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

04/22/2022Mises Media
Trying to understand the Russian invasion of Ukraine from the exclusive viewpoint of modern Western democracy is to ignore the long history of authoritarian leadership in Russia.
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Political Upheaval Is Not Threatening "Our Democracy." Our Democracy Is.

Democracy

04/21/2022Mises Media
The current political polarization in the USA is not a "threat" to "our democracy." Instead, democracy as we know it is the prime reason for the polarization.
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How Fully Private, No-Insurance Hospitals Help the Common Man

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsHealth

04/21/2022Mises Media
The standard line with progressives is that unless government controls medical care, prices will skyrocket. But what if the free market model costs less than government-directed care?
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