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Private Property and Customer Safety: Starbucks Learns a Hard Lesson

LawMedia and CultureProperty Rights

2 hours agoMises Media
The news that Starbucks is closing sixteen stores due to customer safety concerns exposes the lack of police protection in cities and the problems with allowing noncustomers to remain in stores.
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Powell Is the New Arthur Burns, Not the New Paul Volcker

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. History

07/14/2022Mises Media
With his current timid, weak, and prevaricating position on price inflation, Powell is positioning himself as the new Arthur Burns, who did nothing to end 1970s inflation.
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Por qué persiste la intervención

InterventionismPolitical Theory

06/21/2022Mises Daily Articles
Mises explica por qué la intervención gubernamental fracasa pero sigue adelante.
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Politicizing Mass Shootings Only Guarantees There Will Be More of Them

Big GovernmentThe FedLawThe Police State

06/09/2022Mises Media
Mass shootings are bad enough, but progressives have turned them into political events. They then claim that further politicizing these tragedies will reduce their number.
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Peace through Strength? Excessive US Military Spending Encourages More War

The FedThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

06/05/2022Mises Media
American politicians claim that excessive military spending makes Americans "safe." The record shows otherwise.
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Police Botched the Uvalde Standoff. Now Gun Controllers Want to Give Police More Power.

DemocracyLawLegal SystemThe Police State

06/04/2022Mises Media
Police stood around outside the Uvalde, Texas, school while a gunman shot children inside. Meanwhile, gun control advocates tell us we should just trust the cops to keep us safe.
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Property Rights Are Human Rights

05/18/2022Mises Daily Articles
Much is heard these days of the distinction between human rights and property rights. But far from being in conflict, property rights are the most basic of all human rights.
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Proliferation Isn't the Problem. Legacy Nuclear Powers Again Threaten the Globe.

War and Foreign Policy

05/13/2022Mises Media
Here we are in 2022, worrying about if the world's oldest nuclear powers will be the ones to touch off a global nuclear war. It's not Pakistan or North Korea or "proliferation." It's Washington and Moscow, yet again.
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Postcovid America: Racked by Inflation, Americans Pay Too Much for Drugs

Corporate WelfareCronyism and CorporatismPrice Controls

05/11/2022Mises Media
The patent system in pharmaceuticals incentivizes firms to game the system for monopoly profits.
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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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