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Why Popular Tourist Spots Will Be Increasingly Privatized — And Access Will be Limited

Media and CultureWorld History

Blog12/03/2018

If the world's most popular historical sites are to be preserved from overuse by tourists, ownership of these places will need to be more forcefully established, and access more carefully controlled.

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Why Politicians Love the Amazon Deal

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog11/16/2018

"Economic development" schemes, like those used to attract big corporate headquarters to one's city, are really just a type of governmental central planning.

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Where Is Brazil Headed Now?

Global EconomyWorld History

New Brazilian president Bolsonaro does not pretend to understand much about economics, but some of his advisors may move in the right direction.

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Why Bad Economics Makes Such Good Politics

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog11/02/2018

When the advocate for a new tariff or a new regulation says he's willing to pay a few bucks more for the "good" of society — what he really means is you should pay more, whether you like it or not.

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Why Hillary Clinton Was Probably Lying when She Said She's Against Civility in Politics

U.S. History

Blog10/25/2018

What politicians and pundits of the Clinton variety really want is a return to the days of the Era of Consensus of the 1950s and 60s when uncivil opposition was unthinkable.

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When Rich Families Hate Capitalism

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

10/24/2018Mises Daily Articles
People who are born as the wealthy children of successful businesspeople are often very confused about how economic prosperity is created.
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William Nordhaus vs. the U.N. on Climate Change Policy

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog10/20/2018

It is the boosters of aggressive government action, such as a carbon tax, who ignore the peer-reviewed research on climate change.

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