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The only real cure for too much debt is an orderly process of liquidation. No bailouts. No subsidies. No taxpayer involvement.

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Jeff Deist: Are Millennials Abandoning Liberty?

Media and CultureStrategy

After watching students across the nation march this week against gun rights, are we seeing young Americans abandoning liberty?

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Michael Boldin Makes the Case Against Jeff Sessions

Big GovernmentLegal SystemStrategy

Jeff Deist and Michael Boldin discuss how to fight back against the cult of federal supremacy.

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The Political Economy of Protectionism

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy


Protectionism may provide some short-term benefits to a small number of special interests, but at much greater costs to the rest of society.

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Jeff Sessions is Wrong: Nothing is "Settled"

Decentralization and SecessionStrategyU.S. HistoryWorld History


Can political arrangements be dissolved peacefully? Legally? At the ballot box? By any mechanism short of outright violence and civil war?

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Why Politicians so Often Fail to Protect the Property Rights of the Poor

Bureaucracy and RegulationPoverty


Throughout US history, government agents have often discarded "pure" property rights in favor of "development." 

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Trade and the Rise of Freedom

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryPraxeologyPrivate Property

03/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
International exchange and economic freedom are mutually reinforcing, while protectionism is a form of political control.

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No, the President Is Not Our Coach

Big Government


In spite of what Laura Ingraham and some pro athletes seem to think, the president is not in any way America's "coach." 

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Dan Mitchell: Is There an Endgame for US Debt?

U.S. Economy

Dan Mitchell and Jeff Deist discuss the biggest threat to American prosperity.

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Meaningless Words Alert: Neoconservatives are Now "Classical Liberals"

02/26/2018Power & Market

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