Corporate Welfare

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75 Years of Housing Fascism

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareFree MarketsInterventionism

07/09/2009Mises Daily Articles
The housing debacle was a project created over three-quarters of a century by fascists from both parties.
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Defining the Extent of the Market: the Whole Foods Case

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareLegal SystemInterventionism

06/02/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The division of labour is limited by the extent of the market." The extent of the market, however, is best defined by entrepreneurs and consumers, not regulators.
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Obama to Government Motors: "Let's Roll"

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareThe FedOther Schools of Thought

05/22/2009Mises Daily Articles
Freedom, choice, and capitalism will pay a dear price because a group of government bureaucrats, on the receiving end of political favors, will run a major sector of the US economy and foist a prescribed lifestyle upon American consumers.
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How Antitrust Ruined the Movies

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareLegal SystemMedia and Culture

05/15/2009Mises Daily Articles
This free-market system encouraged just the right mix of tradition and innovation.
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Green Jobs?

Corporate WelfareThe EnvironmentInterventionism

04/22/2009Mises Daily Articles
Nothing is easier than to think of things that would require the performance of virtually unlimited labor in order to accomplish virtually zero result. Such is the nature of all job-creation programs.
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Stimulating Anachronism, Stifling Innovation

Corporate WelfareFree MarketsU.S. EconomyEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

04/14/2009Mises Daily Articles
Austrian economists like Ludwig von Mises and F.A. Hayek opposed government intervention in the macroeconomy because that intervention leads to distorted relative prices and malinvestment.
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Bailout Bonds?

Corporate WelfareThe FedFinancial MarketsInterventionism

04/10/2009Mises Daily Articles
The bonds will be backed by the usual way that the government gets money, which is to tax it or inflate it away.
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The Importance of Failure

Corporate WelfareThe FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/10/2009Mises Daily Articles
Instead of trying to abolish failure via bailouts, we should let markets work, let failure run its course, and be so much the wiser for it.
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False Hopes for Tax Relief and Fiscal Stimulus

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/28/2009Mises Daily Articles
What we need are real lasting tax cuts and a corresponding movement of spending out of government and into the private sector.
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On "Private Tyrannies"

Corporate WelfareOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/22/2009Mises Daily Articles
The economic power of private business organizations, even the so-called "private tyrannies," is justified by the fact that the use of economic power involves no initiation of force against any other person or their property.
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