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Gary Galles

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Gary M. Galles is a professor of economics at Pepperdine University. He is the author of The Apostle of Peace: The Radical Mind of Leonard Read.

 

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Why Don't Pro-Tax Millionaires Just Pay More Tax Voluntarily?

Political TheoryPraxeology

Blog02/28/2020

Many rich people publicly support measures to "raise taxes on the rich." This is because the cost of voting to give away $1 million is far lower than the cost of actually giving it away.

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"Good Governors Do Not Consider Their People as Their Prey"

02/10/2020Power & Market

The authors of Cato's Letters understood the essence of good government: “whether the fruits of his labor be his own, and whether he enjoy them in peace and security.”

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The Fable of the Bungling Firemen

02/04/2020Power & Market

Some highlights from Leonard Read's Seeds of Progress, free online at Mises.org, for its fortieth anniversary.

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Leonard Read on Violence, Liberty, and Love

02/03/2020Power & Market

"Understanding liberty requires that we think…of replacing violence with voluntary action."

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Why Democracy Doesn't Give Us What We Want

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/30/2020

Uncritically holding democracy out as an ideal overlooks the question of whether market democracy or political democracy better serves citizens.

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