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Decentralize Global Trade Policy

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionismValue and Exchange

01/06/2018Mises Daily Articles
What if Chile subsidizes its wine production? That's too bad for Chile's taxpayers, but great for the rest of the world.

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What To Do While Waiting to End the Fed

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

01/04/2018Mises Daily Articles
The ideal reform is always the elimination of central banks. But there are also ways to limit the harm central banks do through less-than-ideal reforms.

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The Rise of the West

Free MarketsWorld History

12/29/2017Mises Daily Articles
Throughout history, material privation and chronic insecurity were the norm.

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The Anti-Imperialist League and the Battle Against Empire

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/27/2017Mises Daily Articles
States have successfully managed to persuade subject populations that any insult to the state is an insult to the people as well.

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Mercantilism as the Economic Side of Absolutism

World HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/26/2017Mises Daily Articles
Mercantilism was of necessity a system of state-building, of big government, of high taxes, and the aggrandizing of the nation-state.

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The Restoration and the Navigation Acts

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

12/23/2017Mises Daily Articles
One of the most far-reaching actions of the Restoration was a series of Navigation Acts, by which England imposed mercantilist restrictions on its empire.

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Time for Another Revolution

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

12/21/2017Mises Daily Articles
In exchange for an income tax King George III would have conceded every point made against him by the colonists.

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The Saver as a Voter

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/20/2017Mises Daily Articles
Millions suffer because their governments obstruct domestic saving and capital formation and keep foreign capital out.

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The Corrupt Origins of Central Banking

U.S. HistoryInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/04/2017Mises Daily Articles
The main objective of the Nationalists, who were also known as Federalists, was essentially to establish an American version of the British mercantilist system, the very system that the Revolution had been fought against.

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