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Economies Cannot Produce Wealth without Patience and Long-Term Horizons

Economic FreedomThe EntrepreneurFree MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld History

0 sec agoMises Media
People decrying poverty in developing countries usually overlook the fact that there is a dearth of long-term economic thinking.
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Green Myths and Hard Realities: Sri Lanka as a Warning

Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomySocialismStrategy

36 min agoMises Media
While renewable energy and organic farming are considered sustainable, they're anything but. The collapse of Sri Lanka's green agricultural sector is a warning to the rest of the world.
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Economic Causes of War

War and Foreign PolicyAustrian Economics Overview

51 min agoMises Daily Articles
Under a system of private ownership, in which the government's only function is to protect property rights, it is immaterial where the frontiers of people's country are drawn.
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A Political Victory for the Joes Is a Loss for the Country

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentInflationPrice ControlsU.S. Economy

6 hours agoMises Media
Sen. Joe Manchin has agreed to support a "Build Back Better" lite that proponents claim will reduce inflation, give us better weather, and "pay for itself" through price controls and taxes. Perhaps we should be wary of such political "victories" for the political elites.
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Despite Our Own Inflation, the Dollar Dominance Takes Down the Yen and Euro

Global EconomyInflationU.S. Economy

08/10/2022Mises Media
Even though the Fed has been inflating the US dollar with impunity, neither the yen nor the euro can challenge the USD.
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The Income Tax Really Is Evil

Free MarketsLegal SystemTaxes and SpendingOther Schools of Thought

08/10/2022Mises Daily Articles
Only by repealing the Sixteenth Amendment can freedom from an interventionist government be restored to the American people.
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Do Tariffs Create Prosperity? Challenging the Populist Right on Trade

Economic PolicyFree MarketsGlobal EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

08/10/2022Mises Media
Populists on the right (and left) are claiming that American prosperity came about because of high protective tariffs. But political rhetoric can't replace sound economics.
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Like Its Irresponsible Northern Neighbor, Mexico Is Also Suffering from Inflation

Central BanksGlobal EconomyInflationU.S. Economy

08/09/2022Mises Media
Just like the USA, Mexico is being hit with high inflation. This should surprise no one, given the Mexican government's recent economic policies.
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Divine Monarchy: Exploitative or Beneficial?

Legal SystemProperty RightsWorld History

08/09/2022Mises Media
While divine monarchy might seem illogical or archaic, it had a larger positive economic impact in society that historians have overlooked.
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The Origin of the Income Tax

Big GovernmentLegal SystemTaxes and Spending

08/09/2022Mises Daily Articles
A man's home used to be his castle, writes Adam Young. The income tax, however, gave the government the keys to every door and the sole right to change the locks.
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