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Roger McKinney

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Roger McKinney is an analyst for an HMO and teaches economics for a small private college.

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We're All Dictators Now

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Riszard Legutko contends that the democratic socialists have been far more successful at destroying freedom than the Soviet communists ever were.
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How the West Invented Individualism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

03/31/2015Mises Daily Articles
Throughout most of history, “citizens belonged to the city, body and soul,” writes Larry Siedentop in his new book Inventing the Individual . Even today, the Western idea of the free individual remains largely confined to the West.
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Obamacare Is Not a Revolution, It Is Mere Evolution

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionismPrices

10/25/2014Mises Daily Articles
Liberty-loving people are right to be appalled by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However, just about every evil in the legislation has already been inflicted on the market through fifty years of state destruction of the healthcare market.
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Fiat Money and Business Cycles in Emerging Markets

The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

03/14/2014Mises Daily Articles
As central banks in rich countries flood their economies with fiat money, the excess funds are often used to invest in emerging markets.
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