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Why ObamaCare Will Fail: A Reading List

Mises DailyJune 28, 2012
This healthcare reading list will help the concerned citizen understand how we got where we are — and where we are headed if we continue on this path...

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Must America Embrace Empire to Be Safe?

Mises DailyJune 27, 2012
The book American Empire is a debate between two "realist" authors on the practical virtues of empire...

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The Consumption Tax: A Critique

Mises DailyJune 27, 2012
There has been far too much concentration on the form of taxation and not enough on its total amount.

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A Deficient Understanding

Mises DailyJune 26, 2012
Author Alan Uke identifies an unhampered market as the source of America's economic ills and proposes more big government as the solution.

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Is Greater Productivity a Danger?

Mises DailyJune 26, 2012
Tim Jackson, a professor of sustainable development at the University of Surrey, suggests that greater productivity may have reached its "natural limits."...

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Tinker Bell Is Dead

Mises DailyJune 25, 2012
The rest of Europe now wants the Germans to clap loudly and affirm, "I do believe! I do believe in fairies!"...

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Economic Depressions: Their Cause and Cure

Mises DailyJune 25, 2012
What the government should do about the bust that follows the boom is maintain a strict hands-off policy.

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An Austrian Defense of the Euro

Mises DailyJune 22, 2012
The euro has ended monetary nationalism and is acting, even if only timidly, as a "proxy" for the gold standard...

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What Soviet Medicine Teaches Us

Mises DailyJune 22, 2012
In 1918, the Soviet Union became the first country to promise universal "cradle-to-grave" healthcare.

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A Crimson Tax Tide

Mises DailyJune 21, 2012
Jefferson County's experience with the occupational tax illustrates Henry Hazlitt's differentiation between good and bad economists...

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