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Why the Elites Look Down on Manual Labor

Labor and Wages

Blog05/18/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is aghast that some people like to pick up a few bucks doing work which brings no prestige. This is part of a larger obsession among politicians with de-valuing and working against unglamorous jobs that involve "dirty" work.

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Why Plea Deals Are a Gross Miscarriage of Justice

Legal SystemThe Police State

05/15/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy explains why “offering a plea deal” is a horrible practice.
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With New Tariffs, Trump Hikes Taxes on American Small Business Owners — Again

Blog05/10/2019

Tariffs are just a tax increase on business owners who must now lay off workers or take pay cuts to deal with a government-imposed rise in the cost of doing business.

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What Is the Proper Way to Study Man?

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

05/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
It becomes evident from Richard von Mises's fundamental work that mathematical probability theory can never be applicable to economics, or to any other study of human action.
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What Mises Said about Rothbard

05/07/2019Power & Market

Critics of Rothbard have tried to create a myth in which Rothbard is not in the same Austrian tradition as Mises. The words of Mises himself say otherwise.

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Why Social Democracy is Failing Europe

Big GovernmentSocialismInterventionism

Blog05/02/2019

Social Democracy fails for the same reasons communism did. It just fails more slowly.

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What Mises Teaches Us About International Economics

Protectionism and Free Trade

The evolution of global trade over the last decades has thus been influenced to a significant and yet unrecognized extent by the expansionist monetary policies of governments around the world.

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Why One Corporation Can Dictate Measles Policy in America

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog04/30/2019

The way vaccines are packaged and distributed is often driven primarily by politics and government regulation — and not by medical concerns.

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