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Republicans Share the Blame for Socialism’s Comeback

Taxes and Spending

Blog09/17/2018

By accepting the premise that government can and should solve all of life’s problems, conservatives and Republicans will inevitably get into a “bidding war” with progressives and Democrats.

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Social Scientists, Schooling, and the Acculturation of Immigrants in 19th Century America

EducationMonopoly and Competition

09/12/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Public schools have always been central to government's ability to propagandize in favor of a single, homogenized, national system of government.
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The Plan to "End Government Control" of the BBC Isn’t As Good As It Sounds

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and Culture

Blog09/07/2018

The British Broadcasting Corp will remain firmly ensconced within the British state for the foreseeable future.

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Central Banks Enrich a Select Few at the Expense of Many

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/30/2018

Under an inflationary monetary scheme, big financial-sector players who get the new money first benefit the most. Ordinary households down the line then bear the brunt of price inflation.

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An Uber-Like Service Might Help Patients Escape Britain’s Socialist Health System

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog08/28/2018

Entrepreneurs are attempting to use new Uber-like technologies to lessen the deadly wait times and general lack of service that comes with Britain's sclerotic state health system.

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Trump, Tariffs, and Economic Honor: The Trade War as a Form of Retributive Violence

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog08/21/2018

Much of Donald Trump's political rhetoric appears to be premised on "honor ideology" which places reputation and respect from others above all else, even at the cost of self-harm.

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Protectionism Abroad and Socialism at Home

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

Blog08/21/2018

Both at home and abroad, the government causes the problems it says we need more government to solve.

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Liberty Defined

Political Theory

08/20/2018Mises Wire
Liberty means to exercise human rights in any manner a person chooses so long as it does not interfere with the exercise of the rights of others.
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