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Who Has Better Ethics, the Social Security System or Bernie Madoff?

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomU.S. Economy

Blog12/02/2022

Nearly everyone has heard of Bernie Madoff and rightly associates his name with financial fraud. Yet, the Social Security system is built on a Ponzi scheme similar to what Madoff created.

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Economic Calculation and the Great Reset

Economic FreedomProgressivismCalculation and Knowledge

Blog11/15/2022

Governments, billionaire elites, and NGOs have a "wonderful" plan for the rest of us called the Great Reset. They need to read Mises to know their plans are madness.

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Critiquing Florida's Public Policy of "Shared Adversity"

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomThe Environment

Blog10/28/2022

Florida's government promotes a "shared adversity" plan in which individuals and organizations have distant environmental problems imposed upon them.

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Parallel Structures Are the Only Way to Freedom

Economic FreedomLawLibertarianismProgressivismStrategy

Blog10/28/2022

Although the Left controls most of government and has corrupted most of our institutions, there are ways to fight back.

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When Honesty Is Disincentivized, Don't Be Surprised That Trickery Abounds

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic FreedomLegal SystemProperty Rights

Blog09/03/2022

Economists often deplore the corruption in developing countries, but when institutions are corrupt, don't expect people to have the incentive to be honest.

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Sound Money Can Prevent What Representative Democracy Does Not

Economic FreedomThe FedMonetary Policy

Blog08/29/2022

For all of the talk about "our democracy," there is a better way to protect the lives and property of people than just electing politicians. It is called sound money.

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Money Is Not Wealth, nor Is Wealth Natural Resources

Economic FreedomMonetary PolicyProperty RightsSocialism

Blog08/19/2022

Development economists often confuse natural resources with wealth and then are puzzled when countries rich in resources experience widespread poverty. Free markets lead to creation of wealth, period.

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Why the "New World Order" Is Impossible to Implement without Creating Mass Chaos

Economic FreedomProgressivismThe Police State

Global elites have a "wonderful" plan for the rest of us, even if they don't intend to live within its strictures.

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Economies Cannot Produce Wealth without Patience and Long-Term Horizons

Economic FreedomFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

Blog08/04/2022

People decrying poverty in developing countries usually overlook the fact that there is a dearth of long-term economic thinking.

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Exponential Growth or State-Powered Stagnation: What Will Be Our Future?

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyFree Markets

Blog08/03/2022

There is a future of capitalism with higher living standards for all. Then there is the alternative: state-directed economic stagnation and runaway inflation.

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