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D.W. MacKenzie

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D.W. MacKenzie is an assistant professor at Carroll College.

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Protectionism vs. Corruption: Which Is Worse for the Economy?

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/04/2016

Both political corruption and trade barriers lead to economic impoverishment. The current election has brought both issues to the fore.

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Krugman versus Krugman: Tax Rates versus Tax Revenues

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog09/12/2016

When it comes to the effects of taxation, Krugman the economist appears to disagree with Krugman the New York Times columnist.

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My Social Justice Is Better Than Yours

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

06/26/2014Audio/Video
Socialism can only be maintained when one group imposes its will by force on all other groups, writes D.W. MacKenzie. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.

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My Social Justice Is Better Than Yours

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

06/25/2014Mises Daily Articles
It is a great irony that visions of socialist harmony necessarily result in rancorous and destructive struggles among groups with contradictory visions of the good society . It is perhaps equally ironic that profit-driven competition in markets results in the highest attainable degree of social...

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The Data Is Clear: Free Markets Reduce Poverty

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

06/16/2014Mises Daily Articles
It is a fact that severe poverty has disappeared in the most industrialized countries. The wealth of the first-world welfare states was made possible by those countries’ turn toward free markets in the past. Likewise, the turn toward more free markets in the developing world has reduced...

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