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Profits Do Not Make Health Care Unaffordable

Free MarketsHealthInterventionism

06/02/2014Mises Daily Articles
Government intervention in health care has driven up health care prices. Mainstream journalists choose to focus on profits and “greed” as the problem.
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Punching Above Our Weight

Austrian Economics Overview

03/28/2014Mises Daily Articles
Another outstanding Austrian Economics Research Conference with presentations in the most provocative traditions of Austrian and libertarian thought.
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Planning an Economy Is Not Elementary

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

03/06/2014Mises Daily Articles
Substituting happiness and good-will perceptions for prices is no solution at all.
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Pro-Union, Crony-Capitalist Thinking Dooms Another Employer

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

10/16/2013Mises Daily Articles
Painful lessons are avoidable when business plans and policies do not violate economic laws and when governments do not interfere.
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Private Property Is the Essence of Liberty

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

08/23/2013Mises Daily Articles
Privacy is the essence of liberty. Privacy and property are interlocked.
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Paul Cantor on the Technocratic Elite in Popular Culture

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

08/20/2013Mises Daily Articles
The viewing public still responds to films and television shows that champion freedom.
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Prohibition Caused the Greatness of Gatsby

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

05/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
The Great Gatsby is a testament to how the Jay Gatsbys of the world can reach the stars with the help of government prohibition.
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President Coolidge and the Laffer Curve

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

03/14/2013Mises Daily Articles
Calvin Coolidge, on spending and taxation, was quite Rothbardian well before Rothbard. According to Amity Shlaes, “Coolidge didn’t favor tax cuts as a means to increase revenue or to buy off Democrats. He favored them because they took government, the people’s servant, out of the way of the people.”
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Peaceful Disunion in Europe

Free MarketsU.S. History

02/04/2013Mises Daily Articles
There are already claims from the left that the powers surrendered to the EU cannot be recalled.
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Pork: The Government's Other White Meat

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

01/08/2013Mises Daily Articles
The story of pork’s decline involves the usual suspects: special interest lobbying arms and the federal government’s 30+ years of war on dietary fat.
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