Protectionism and Free Trade

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Trump's Solar Tariffs Are Bad, but so Are Solar Subsidies

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog02/02/2018
The U.S. firms that are the direct “losers” of the new solar tariffs have benefited for years from favorable tax treatment.

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Thanks, Government — Nearly Half of Puerto Rico Is Still without Power

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog01/12/2018
Governments continue to place obstacles in the way of the private-sector people who are inclined to help.

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The Hanseatic League: An "Empire" of Commerce

Decentralization and SecessionProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

The prosperous League had no coherent political organization, and there was no clearly defined administrative center or a system for raising taxes.

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Christmas Tree Protectionism

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog12/26/2017
Breitbart News wants us to panic because many consumers prefer imported Christmas trees. But why shouldn't the consumers be allowed their freedom?

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The WTO: Useless for Trade, Useful for the State

Protectionism and Free Trade

The WTO’s end seems nearer now, but governments have a few reasons to keep it alive.

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Ideas on Postwar Economic Policy

Protectionism and Free TradeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog12/07/2017
Mises Institute-Peru presents this English-language version of an article written by Ludwig von Mises that, until now, was only available in Spanish.

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Stop Telling Me to "Shop Locally"

Protectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition

Blog12/04/2017
Small mom-and-pop shops are overrated — but they're getting better thanks to competition from firms like Amazon.

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The Economics of Gentrification

Protectionism and Free TradePrivate Property

According to the mainstream media gentrification is the new monster to be fought. Why?

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Net Neutrality: Government Can't Know the "Correct" Price for Internet Service

Free MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog11/28/2017
By manipulating markets for internet service, government agencies could be indirectly distorting markets and ruining innovation by forcing prices down.

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Duties Imposed Against Chinese "Dumping" Hurt American Consumers

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog11/16/2017
Democrats and Republicans all need to get over this mercantilist obsession over an imbalance of trade.

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