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Can Government Make a Business Work "For The Good of Society"?

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog07/31/2018

Rulings and regulations that force companies to keep unprofitable businesses operating "for the public good," are really a net loss for the public good.

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Can France Really Welcome All the World's Poor?

Cronyism and CorporatismLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog07/30/2018

The dominant immigration narrative in France ignores the importance of free trade, freedom in employment, and the importance of voluntary charity.

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Credit Expansion vs. Simple Inflation

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/26/2018Mises Daily Articles
It's important to remember that the government can engage in credit expansion through many ways other than directly inflating the money supply.
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Capitalism: Why Chile Is So Much Richer than Venezuela

Blog07/24/2018

Chile has enjoyed strong growth since it shifted to freer markets, especially compared to Venezuela, which is burdened by a vicious form of statism.

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Charity Needs Markets

Philosophy and MethodologyPricesValue and Exchange

07/20/2018The Austrian
Even if everyone were totally charitable, we still could not build a complex economy without the price mechanism provided by markets.
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Can the State Reduce Poverty?

Free MarketsLegal SystemPovertyInterventionism

07/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Anti-poverty "strategies" like mandatory overtime pay, state-protected unionization, and opposition to labor-saving devices only serve to increase the cost of living for poor and rich alike.
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Charles Krauthammer: Intellectual for the Ruling Class

PovertyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/11/2018

From gun control, to war, and to the New Deal: Charles Krauthammer took the pro-government, interventionist line. 

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Competition, Monopoly and the Role of Government

Monopoly and Competition

Blog07/04/2018

Monopolistic abuses rarely survive without a basis in one form or another of special privilege granted by government.

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