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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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How Back-to-School Shopping Is like American Politics

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism


As 2016's campaign unpleasantness has accelerated, many Americans were going through another often-unpleasant experience: back-to-school shopping.

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"Brutus" on Our Brutal Taxes

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending


The Anti-Federalist "Brutus" predicted 200 years ago how invasive our tax system would become.

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End Injustices Now, Not Later

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

01/08/2016Mises Wire
Politicians can often be found saying that it would be bad to end a government program because it would unfairly punish those who benefit from the program. But what about those who are punished and disadvantaged by the unjust program in the first place?
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End the Sugar Tax Now

Corporate WelfarePricesValue and Exchange

12/09/2015Mises Wire
The sugar industry and the corny syrup industry have been fighting in court. But don't be fooled. Ultimately, the two industries are happy to help each other out in order to keep their own crony-capitalist arrangements in place.
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The War on Cars Is a War on Workers and the Poor

Big GovernmentPricesValue and Exchange

10/28/2015Mises Wire
Government planners are fond of dreaming up new ways to force people out of their cars. But automobiles have long been a boon to ordinary working people who can access less expensive goods and better jobs because of them.
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