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Futility of Foreign Aid, The


07/01/2003The Free Market
Be it bilateral or multilateral, dispensed directly from a government or through an international lending agency, foreign aid embodies all the failures and tragedies that have come to typify our government-run domestic poverty schemes.
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The Truth about North Korea

Big GovernmentThe Police State

05/01/2003The Free Market
After several years of scant media coverage, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is back in the public spotlight. Its admission late last year that it had revived its nuclear program has caused a flurry of Washington war planning.
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Foreign Aid, Foreign Disaster

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyProduction Theory

04/23/2003Mises Daily Articles
Foreign aid seems to many as the only answer for Iraq's shattered economy. Judging on the historical record of foreign aid, however, Iraq is in for a long, tumultuous ride. Because foreign aid is welfare for governments, the Iraqi project's success will largely depend on how little aid is...
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Austrian Economists as Denizens of the Popular Press

Media and Culture

03/25/2003Mises Daily Articles
Should scholars bother to write for the popular press? Of course. Mises wrote: "Economics must not be relegated to classrooms and statistical offices and must not be left to esoteric circles. It is the philosophy of human life and action and concerns everybody and everything. It is the pith of...
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Who's Afraid of the Red Dragon

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

02/01/2003The Free Market
To read the works of Bastiat is to read economic clarity and logic at its finest. However, numerous examples of the same "broken window fallacies" Bastiat debunked some 150 years ago can be found today in abundant supply. While these neoprotectionist arguments are cloaked in modern language, their...
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