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Christopher Westley

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Christopher Westley a professor of economics in the Lutgert College Business at Florida Gulf Coast University and an associated scholar at the Mises Institute.

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American Workers Deserve Better Than This

Free MarketsInterventionism

08/24/2011Mises Daily Articles
The expansion of the public sector since 9/11 to promote the mushrooming welfare and warfare states has left very little capital for small business, where 70 percent of job creation occurs. The result: the US economy has had virtually zero private-sector job growth since 4Q 2001.

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Abolish My State’s Income Tax (Please!)

Taxes and Spending

08/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
The legislature should abolish the state income tax, which would make Alabama the fourth Southern state to do so.

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Why Are People So Forgiving of Government Failure?

InterventionismPolitical Theory

04/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
Social Security only persists because we have been conditioned to approach public-sector performance with lower expectations.

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A Bolshevik Love Story

BiographiesWorld History

03/30/2011Mises Daily Articles
Bukharin was simply one of millions, mostly peasants, who would die in a reign of terror.

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Economic Schadenfreude

Business Cycles

02/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
One aspect of the current economic crisis has been the comeuppance for certain firms, industries, and segments of the labor market that are overdue for correction, all made possible by their special relationships with the state.

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