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Beware of Defense Secretaries Pledging Reform

War and Foreign Policy

For the Pentagon, happy days are here again. With a budget of more than $1.4 trillion for the next two years, the department is riding high as it attempts to set the stage for yet more spending increases in the years to come.

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Price Fixing in Ancient Rome

Booms and BustsFree MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionism

10/03/2019Mises Daily Articles
State intervention and a crushing fiscal policy made the whole empire groan under the yoke; more than once, both poor men and rich prayed that the barbarians would deliver them from it.
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Markets Rely on Accurate and Honest Information — But Governments Want the Opposite

PricesValue and Exchange

Blog10/03/2019

Market prices reveal critical information about sellers, buyers, and market demand. But government interference in markets substitutes a fake version of reality that leads to impoverishment.

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Google Marxism: Internet Ideology and the Academics Who Perpetuate It

Big GovernmentEducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

10/03/2019Audio/Video
Michael Rectenwald argues that Big Digital serves as the chief arbiter of expression with the power to delete "dangerous" persons from its various platforms.
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Greece Never Really Recovered from Its Financial Crisis

Greece will have to do a lot to change from its high-tax, high-regulation status quo in order to improve an economy that has stagnated since 2008.

10/03/2019Power & Market
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Why Congress Is Even Worse Than You Think

Big GovernmentLegal SystemStrategy

10/03/2019Audio/Video
Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss the differences in how legislative bodies function, and look at what makes the Federal government so uniquely dangerous to liberty.
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