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Small Businesses Are Key In Improving the Lives of Workers

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog03/13/2019

Small businesses are essential in providing employment for workers who might otherwise be locked out of the mainstream economy. Small firms also drive large firms to compete for workers, thus driving up wages.

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Student Loan Debt for Seniors? It’s Becoming More Common

Blog02/27/2019

Americans 60 and older have an aggregate $86 billion in student loan debt, rising 161% since 2010.

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Stephen Walt Wants Libertarians To Join Forces with Foreign-Policy Realists

War and Foreign Policy

Blog01/31/2019

Disagreements between libertarians and realists are a problem. But in the current interventionist-dominated environment, the disagreements don't strike me as an especially big problem — at least for now.

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Socialism: A Doctrine of the Aristocrats

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

01/15/2019Mises Daily Articles
The socialist and anti-liberal movements we now face comes to use from intellectuals, aristocrats, and other elites. The "proletariat" has had no role in devising the movements we're told serve the interests of "the people."
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San Francisco's Wealthy Leftists Are Making Homelessness Worse

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/01/2018

San Francisco's public defecation problem is a symptom of its homelessness problem — a problem made far worse by government housing regulations.

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Socialized Medicine Won't Solve America's Obesity Problem

Blog10/22/2018

The American lifestyle — not the American healthcare system — is likely the biggest factor in lagging American life expectancy.

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South Africa's Land Confiscation: Socialism by Another Name

SocialismPrivate Property

Blog08/24/2018

Whether racially motivated or not, land expropriation in South Africa is just another episode of state-forced wealth redistribution — with disastrous effects.

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Stop Using Suicides to Push for Bigger Government

HealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog06/18/2018

Recent media coverage suggests more government spending and more government control is the only "solution" to rising suicide rates in America.  

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