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The Real Relationship Between Capitalism and the Environment

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

The data suggests that as capitalism advances, so does the quality of the physical environment.
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Seniors Scramble for Income as the Fed Inflates

Labor and WagesMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/01/2018
While Americans put on a happy face, central bank inflation robs people at the bottom and transfers wealth to those at the top.
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Is Argentina's Peronist Nightmare Finally Over?

Global Economy

Blog12/29/2017
The economic program of the Peronists is aptly described by a term coined by Ludwig von Mises: Destructionism.
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Consumers Are Smarter than Bureaucrats Think

PricesSubjectivism

Blog12/23/2017
The government doesn't think you can make good choices voluntarily. So it's happy to step in and force you to make "better" choices.
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Americans Are Addicted to Homeownership, and the Government is the Pusher

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog12/22/2017
"Sure, it's nice that homeownership forces people to build equity in an asset, even if it is a profoundly crappy asset."
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From Direct Democracy to Centralization: the Swiss Health Care Experiment

Blog12/13/2017
The Swiss health care system is slowly becoming more centralized and state-controlled.
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NFL's Problem is Poor Product, not Disrespect

Subjectivism

Blog12/11/2017
One only has to follow the money to learn the real reason pro football ratings are down — competition from college football.
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Get Government out of the Welfare Business

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/05/2017
Private charity is more effective than government welfare because private persons contributing their own money are incentivized to identify real needs.
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