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When Democratic Compromise Fails: Kosher Slaughter Outlawed in Belgium

Democracy offers no solution to the problem of reconciling two value systems that are in conflict. The only real solution is decentralization and secession.

01/04/2019Power & Market
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What the Nazis Borrowed from Marx

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

01/01/2019Mises Daily Articles
The Nazis did not invent polylogism — the idea that only certain groups are capable of correctly understanding the world. Marx pioneered that idea. But the Nazis did invent their own race-based version of it.
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Why Capital Needs Entrepreneurs

Capital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog12/31/2018

It is not true that capital — once created — will lead to future wealth gains forever into the future. Only constant adaptation — via entrepreneurs — can make sure that the production process will provide the flow of consumption goods in the periods to come.

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Why Liechtenstein Works: Self-Determination and Market Governance

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

Blog12/24/2018

Being so small, Liechtenstein's government must provide services in a way that make it attractive to its citizens, many of whom could easily invest their wealth elsewhere.

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We Need Unilateral Free Trade with Post-Brexit Britain

12/12/2018Audio/Video
As the EU tries to exploit the UK in Brexit negotiations, the US should adopt total unilateral free trade with the UK.
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We Need Unilateral Free Trade with Post-Brexit Britain

As the EU tries to exploit the UK in Brexit negotiations, the US should adopt total unilateral free trade with the UK.

12/06/2018Power & Market
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Why Tariffs Won't Create Jobs or Help the Auto Industry

Blog12/06/2018

In a world with complex global supply chains, nearly every manufacturer must import parts and supplies to produce goods and services. The auto industry is no different.

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Who Conserves Our Resources?

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Conservation will take place where individuals are allowed to seek solutions. Necessity is the mother not only of invention but of conservation as well.

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