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Rent Control and Minimum Wage Laws Harm Those Who Are Supposed to Benefit

Blog4 min ago

Government policy often lumps together many people it shouldn't — assuming that everyone in the group labeled "poor" or "low-income" will all benefit equally. 

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Positivism and Behaviorism

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

10/15/2018Mises Daily Articles
For the positivist, a man is a machine like an automobile, and the positivist denies to his fellow men the faculty of choosing ends and the means to attain these ends.
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How Two Venezuelans View American Socialists

10/15/2018Power & Market

Democratic socialists in America are trying to introduce their ideology as something new, when in fact, they are only retreading old-fashioned ideas that history has already disproven.

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Understanding "Brazil’s Donald Trump"

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog10/15/2018

As they did with Trump, the media categorizes Brazil's Bolsonaro as a “hateful” candidate, but it never tries to take a serious look at how Brazilians have suffered under leftist regimes.

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The Louisiana Purchase: Jefferson's Constitutional Crisis that Risked Dissolving the Union

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog10/15/2018

Was Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase an early example of presidential malfeasance?

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The President's Economic Betrayal

SocialismU.S. History

Blog10/13/2018

In this 1971 New York Times editorial, Murray Rothbard described how, under Nixon's "New Economic Policy," "fascism came to America."

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Tall Buildings, Mighty Crashes

Booms and Busts

Blog10/13/2018

Skyscrapers that set world records for height don’t cause economic panics, but are, instead, a warning a boom has reached its peak.

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