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Gary Galles

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Gary M. Galles is a Professor of Economics at Pepperdine University and an adjunct scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. His research focuses on public finance, public choice, economic education, organization of firms, antitrust, urban economics, liberty, and the problems that undermine effective public policy. In addition to his most recent book, Pathways to Policy Failures (2020), his books include Lines of Liberty (2016), Faulty Premises, Faulty Policies (2014), and Apostle of Peace (2013).

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Why Democracy Cannot Protect Our Freedoms

Political Theory

10/07/2020Mises Media
Any act of the state is now thought to be justified if "the people voted for it." And, as government increases its plundering activities, more and more citizens want in on the popular say-so.
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Our Politicians Would Probably Be Better If We Picked Them by Lot

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog10/03/2020

Rather than choose among a group of narcissists desperate to become popular by redistributing the income of others, why not choose officeholders by lot for a single term?

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Why Democracy Cannot Protect Our Freedoms

10/01/2020Power & Market

Any act of the state is now thought to be justified if "the people voted for it." And, as government increases its plundering activities, more and more citizens want in on the popular say-so.

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The Wisdom of Cato's Letters

Political Theory

Blog09/30/2020

No man has the power to take life or property from another except in self defense. It would be immoral to do otherwise, and man cannot make it moral by having the state do it.

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No, We Don't Need a Government Post Office

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic Freedom

09/05/2020Mises Media
Leonard Read has explained how so many Americans arrived at the clearly false notion that a government post office is necessary.
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