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Global Health Bureaucrats Want Even More Power to Impose Their Plans Across National Borders

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog7 hours ago

Global health bureaucrats would have a much easier time if they could force "renegade" countries like Sweden into line with the power to force a uniform health police on everyone.

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Blog10/01/2020

The Mises Institute exists to set the record straight. Economics shouldn’t be left to “experts” with Ivy League degrees serving in government agencies. It exposes the schemes of ambitious politicians and would-be tyrants everywhere.

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Governments Will Impose New Lockdowns If They Think They Can Get Away with It

The Police State

Blog09/16/2020

If lockdowns now seem to be receding, it's because policymakers fear another round of lockdowns would be greeted with resistance rather than obedience.

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Governments Never Give Up Power Voluntarily

Blog09/10/2020

"Politically there is nothing more advantageous for a government than an attack on property rights, for it is always an easy matter to incite the masses against the owners of land and capital."

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Getting Liberalism Wrong

Media and CultureSocialism

Blog08/26/2020

What kind of liberalism are we talking about?

 
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Growth and Income Inequality in Africa

Cronyism and CorporatismPoverty

Blog08/19/2020

There are two kinds of inequality. One develops as societies innovate and become more productive. The other kind results from government corruption and intervention.

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Gold Prices Show There's a "Big Short" Going on in Official Currencies

Blog08/13/2020

A rising price of gold and silver in US dollars, euros, Chinese renminbi, Japanese yen, etc. means this:  the higher the price of this precious metal, the lower the exchange value of official currencies.

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GDP, Free Trade, and Prosperity

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog07/23/2020

GDP is not a useful measure of the material prosperity of a nation, and the way GDP is measured tends to hide the benefits of free trade.

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