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4 Reasons to Oppose a Universal Basic Income

Big GovernmentPovertySocialismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

06/20/2019Audio/Video
Beyond the usual arguments about incentives and taxes, UBI is a dangerous policy that supercharges the state and threatens to heighten tensions between different groups in society.
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Bernie and Ocasio-Cortez Declare War on the Poor

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06/07/2019Audio/Video
By slapping new regulations on high-interest credit cards, Bernie and Ocasio-Cortez will just prevent high-risk borrowers from getting loans.
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In Africa, Poverty Grows Because of the Elites' Anti-Capitalism

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06/04/2019Audio/Video
Both ideological anti-capitalism and economic factors contribute to the way Africa lags the rest of the world in the conquest of poverty.
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Ocasio-Cortez's Selective Memory on the New Deal

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04/11/2019Audio/Video
The New Deal invigorated a bureaucratic state which had already done much to limit the entrepreneurial opportunities of Americans of all racial and economic backgrounds.
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The Cure for Poverty

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01/05/2019Books
The very miracles brought about in our age by the capitalist system have given rise to expectations that keep running ahead even of the accelerating progress, and so have led to an incredibly shortsighted impatience that threatens to destroy the very system that has made the expectations possible.
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The Poor Laws of England

Labor and WagesPovertyTaxes and Spending

12/07/2018Articles of Interest
The Poor Law Amendment of 1834 attempted to address the problem of runaway costs and abuses of the system. With mixed results.
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Can the State Reduce Poverty?

Free MarketsLegal SystemPovertyInterventionism

07/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Anti-poverty "strategies" like mandatory overtime pay, state-protected unionization, and opposition to labor-saving devices only serve to increase the cost of living for poor and rich alike.
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How Socialism Ruined Venezuela

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10/13/2017The Austrian
When Venezuela finally embraced democracy, it began to kill economic freedom.
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Mary J. Ruwart

Mary J. Ruwart

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Dr. Mary Ruwart is a research scientist, ethicist, and a libertarian author and activist. She received her PhD in Biophysics from Michigan State University in 1974. Her website is Ruwart.com....

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