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The Power to Destroy

Taxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

02/13/2023Mises Daily Articles
The Communist Manifesto pushed a heavily progressive income tax as one of ten key ways to undermine the market order. Unfortunately, the idea didn't die with Marx.
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The Chinese Communist Party Is Creating a Crackdown Economy

Bureaucracy and RegulationCapitalismLawLegal System

02/12/2023Mises Media
China has created a crackdown cycle that is hurting the entrepreneurial spirit.
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Ten Ethical Objections to the Market Economy

Free MarketsMedia and CultureHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

02/11/2023Mises Daily Articles
Murray N. Rothbard slices his way through ten of the most common value-based calumnies against the market economy. An excerpt from Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Market .
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The State Uses Trauma as a Weapon against Innocent People

HealthThe Police State

02/07/2023Mises Media
In its unending quest for power, the state has no problem traumatizing the innocent.
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The New Rules of Engagement

DemocracyMedia and CulturePolitics

02/05/2023Mises Media
All people of goodwill have an obligation to fight the escalation of politics in American life.
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They Won't Leave Us Alone: The Invasion of Politics

HayekU.S. Economy

02/03/2023Mises Media
Forget minding your own business. Ours is the age of invasive politics, demanding we take sides no matter how much we would like to be left alone.
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The Modern State Cannot Exist without Fiat Money

The FedKeynesU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryGold StandardMonetary Theory

02/01/2023Mises Media
Fiat money is the fuel of the modern Leviathan state. If we wish to have freedom, we must have sound money.
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The Rise and Fall of Good Money: A Tale of the Market and the State

Money and BanksGold Standard

01/30/2023Mises Media
Once upon a time, the USA had sound, reliable money. Then, a small group of "really intelligent" people decided to "improve" it. We know the rest of the story.
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The State Will Always Set the Rules in Its Favor

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

01/28/2023Mises Media
Remember Lady Justice, who wears a blindfold and holds the scales? She is a state creation, too, and when it comes to state wrongdoing, her thumb holds the scales down.
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The Fed Is a Purely Political Institution, and It's Definitely Not a Bank.

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. History

01/28/2023Mises Media
The Federal Reserve is no more "private" than the Environmental Protection Agency, and through its special government status, the Fed inflicts many economic crimes on regular people.
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