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Innovation Requires Economic Freedom

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

11/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
The foremost aim of despotic government is to prevent any innovations that could endanger its own supremacy.
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Does China Have Enough Gold to Move Toward Hard Currency?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/17/2018

Decades ago, the Chinese state began to accumulate gold merely as part of a makeshift backup plan. But it may have ended up with enough gold to make a real move away from fiat currency, which would be a disaster for its Western competitors.

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A White House Press Pass Has Nothing to do with the First Amendment

Blog11/16/2018

CNN apparently imagines a First Amendment that grants special privileges only to wealthy and powerful media personalities working in Washington, DC.

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Why Politicians Love Deals like the Amazon Deals

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog11/16/2018

"Economic development" schemes, like those used to attract big corporate headquarters to one's city, are really just a type of governmental central planning.

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A Trump-Pelosi Budget Deal is a Recipe for the Worst Kind of Tax Increase

11/13/2018Power & Market

The most disturbing outcome of the recent mid-term election isn’t that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be a Member of Congress ...

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3 Ways Bernie-Care Makes Canadian Healthcare Look Good in Comparison

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog11/09/2018

Healthcare under the Bernie Sanders plan would be so expansive, centralized, and monolithic as to make the Canadian system look sensible by comparison.

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European Central Bank In Panic Mode as Economy Stalls

Global Economy

Blog11/09/2018

The euro zone is not prepared to contain a new financial crisis

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Half of Health Spending in the US Is Now Government Spending

Blog11/08/2018

America's healthcare system is now a government-dominated healthcare system. Let's stop pretending it's a market system.

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