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How Fully Private, No-Insurance Hospitals Help the Common Man

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsHealth


The standard line with progressives is that unless government controls medical care, prices will skyrocket. But what if the free market model costs less than government-directed care?

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Heavy Sanctions against Russia Could Usher in a Wider Economic War

Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy


The sanctions against Russia have the potential to spiral into something much larger. Indeed, many governments are using the current conflict as an opportunity to further push "green energy," rearmament, and other big-spending schemes.

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Hazlitt, Hayek and How the Fed Made Itself into the World’s Biggest Savings & Loan

U.S. History


It is most helpful to think of the Fed and the Treasury as one thing—one combined government-financing operation whose financial statements should be consolidated.

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How Agriculture Bureaucrats Are Manipulating Food Prices—and Our Diets

Bureaucracy and Regulation


The agriculture industry is largely running as a planned economy. When the power to make decisions is delegated to bureaucrats rather than to those impacted, mismanagement is a given.

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How Free Markets Have Improved Life for India's Dalits

Economic PolicyFree MarketsPoverty


Critics of free markets claim that capitalism causes poverty. After economic restrictions against India's Dalits caste were lifted, many Dalits were able to secure a better life and rise from poverty.

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Hitler's Views on Private Property and Nationalization

World History


A myth endures that Hitler supported private property and that a Nazi-capitalist alliance existed. In reality, the "capitalism" that existed under National Socialism had nothing to do with private property.

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Here in Canada, the Regime Considers a Peaceful Protest a "National Emergency"

World History


Justin Trudeau wants to crush the peaceful trucker protest. So he's invoking the Emergencies Act so the regime can pretty much do whatever it wants.

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How the Left Defends Communist Totalitarianism

World History


Totalitarianism in all its forms—including, of course, National Socialism—ought to be condemned. But why do the Soviet totalitarians get so much sympathy?

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