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Education Is Not a Right

Blog09/08/2018

The government's near-monopoly on education services has destroyed innovation and choice. Meanwhile, little is gained from relentless increases in spending.

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England vs. the Price System

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionism

08/30/2018Mises Daily Articles
The whole system of priorities, allocations, quotas, and licenses causes endless delays, keeps efficient concerns from expanding, and keeps inefficient concerns in business.
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Elizabeth Warren Wants Even More Crony Capitalism

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog08/25/2018

Sen. Warren's proposed "Accountable Capitalism Act" would make large corporations dependent on federal permission to exist, essentially turning them into arms of the federal government.

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Europe Needs to "Harmonize" to Ireland's Tax Level, not to France's

Global EconomyTaxes and Spending

Blog08/04/2018

European bureaucrats thinks tax rates should be similar across the zone. But they naturally want all tax rates to "harmonize" at high rates, like those in France.

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Expect More Instability, Corruption, and Crime from Mexico's AMLO

Blog07/27/2018

What does this sea-change in the political landscape mean for Mexico?

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Economists Won't Predict the Next Crash — Because They Can't

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog07/05/2018

Some investors and entrepreneurs are good at guessing future trends. Economics, however, isn't what gives them the tools to do so. 

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Economic Growth Isn't the Cause of Inflation

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog06/30/2018

A fall in prices is the manifestation of real wealth expansion. General price inflation, on the other hand, results from monetary pumping. 

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Economics Is Not Rocket Science — It's Even More Complicated

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog06/15/2018

Economics is not like the physical sciences, and reasoning and analogies based on the physical sciences are often misleading in economics. 

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