2014’s new US Farm Bill eliminates many direct subsidies to farmers, while replacing them with subsidized insurance programs. This will lead to higher costs for taxpayers and distorted markets in the future.
Jeffrey Tucker interviews Dick Clark and discusses the new Mises Institute Wiki (wiki.mises.org), a wiki project dedicated to the advancement of the Austrian School of Economics and related thought. Recorded at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on December 17th, 2010.
This term "democratic" gets tossed around a lot, usually in a positive, "power to the people rather than some arbitrary ruler" sense. By that meaning, Wikipedia is indeed democratic. Yet, unlike a state democracy, 51% at the polls will not necessarily trump a Wikipedia adversary. So in the sense...
So long as one exercises discretion in accepting information from Wikipedia, and so long as one's research extends beyond the Wikipedia article to the sources it cites, Wikipedia is an exceptional resource that is unique to our generation.