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Week in Review: January 14, 2017

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog01/13/2017

The nation braces itself for the inauguration of a new president. Politics, however, will not cure what ails us.

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Free Market Economics and Crony Capitalism

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsWorld History

Blog01/13/2017

Does not big business wrap itself in the mantle of free markets? If so, are not exponents of free markets supporting crony capitalism?

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Trump Might Be the End of the Bush-Obama Consensus

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog12/25/2016

The cartelized economy foisted on us since 9/11 has been a disaster for businesses and taxpayers. Will Trump return us to "normalcy"?

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Europe's War on Tobacco

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog12/19/2016

Europe's tobacco bans have managed to destroy businesses without actually getting people to stop smoking.

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Beware of Governments Bearing Tax Breaks

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareTaxes and Spending

Blog12/13/2016

Promises of tax relief are rarely genuine, and when they are, there are almost always hidden costs in the form of increased political entrepreneurship and the expansion of regulation.

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In Defense of Trump’s Deal with Carrier

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog12/02/2016

As long as Trump sticks to tax and regulatory relief, bring on the Art of the Deal.

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The Real Reason to Oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline

Corporate WelfarePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/29/2016

In Iowa, the Dakota Access Pipeline has relied on government to seize land from private-property owners unwilling to grant access to the oil companies.

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Mises Would Not Support Trump

Corporate WelfareStrategyU.S. Economy

Blog11/08/2016

We are confident claiming that, true to his character, Mises would firmly defend free trade and peace against all their opponents on the left and right.

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Blame Government, Not Markets for Monopoly

Corporate WelfareMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2016

Monopolies and cartels are creations of government, not markets.

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Cronyism at the Gas Pump

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog10/23/2016

Gas station owners have come up with a creative way to take more of their customers' money via the power of taxation.

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