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To UBI or Not to UBI, That Is the Question

HayekPhilosophy

9 hours agoMises Media
Is there a case to be made for universal basic income? David Gordon examines the pro-UBI arguments by philosopher Matt Zwolinski.
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The US Chip Blockade against China Is Creating Unplanned Consequences

Protectionism and Free TradeStrategyWar and Foreign Policy

12/01/2022Mises Media
Supporters of US microchip policy against China claim the policy is "strategic," but in reality, it is old-fashioned protectionism with all the usual economic damage.
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Bans on "Assault" Weapons Do Not Reduce Crime

Free MarketsLawProtectionism and Free TradeThe Police State

11/30/2022Mises Media
Biden wants to roll out yet another "assault" weapons ban. Supporters claim it will reduce crime, but it will do no such thing.
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Relying on Experts: A Proven Path to Failure

EducationFinancial MarketsProgressivismStrategy

11/30/2022Mises Media
American political, educational, and economic life is increasingly dominated by "experts." We should not be surprised that they fail most of the time.
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England vs. the Price System

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionism

11/30/2022Mises Daily Articles
The whole system of priorities, allocations, quotas, and licenses causes endless delays, keeps efficient concerns from expanding, and keeps inefficient concerns in business.
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The Near Collapse of the UK Pension Sector Exposes Failures by Financial Regulators

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

11/29/2022Mises Media
The woes of Britain's financial sector have been exacerbated by UK financial regulators' failures.
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Eliminating Economic Crises

The FedMonetary PolicyBusiness CyclesGold Standard

11/29/2022Mises Media
Ending the string of economic crises that have occurred the past two decades will happen only when economies can depend upon sound money.
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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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Will Global Rate Hikes Set Off a Global Debt Bomb?

Central BanksFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

11/28/2022Mises Media
All of the excess of unproductive debt issued during the period of complacency will exacerbate the problem in 2023 and 2024.
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How Easy Money Fueled the FTX Crypto Collapse

BitcoinCronyism and CorporatismThe FedInflation

11/28/2022Mises Media
Many investors forget that when the easy money is flowing, financial mediocrities and even outright frauds can be made to look like legitimate geniuses.
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