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Toronto Drops Rent Control — So Builders Build More Housing

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/26/2019

Thanks to a loosening of rent controls in Toronto, finding a place to live will become easier for a lot of people. 

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Why Income Is an Important Concept in Economics

Income can be defined as how much one can consume without depleting capital. And it is a very important economic concept. Don't let economists tell you otherwise.

10/25/2019Power & Market
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Inflation

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/25/2019Mises Daily Articles
Unfortunately, some people prefer to attribute the cause of inflation not to an increase in the quantity of money but to the rise in prices.
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Global Monetary Failure is Becoming Inevitable

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/25/2019

Politicians, who claim that a week in politics is the long term, fail to see any problem.

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The Bogus "Consensus" Argument on Climate Change

The Environment

Blog10/23/2019

From the beginning, the “97% consensus” claim about climate change has been dubious, with supporters claiming that it represented much more than it really did.

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Abolish the Tampon Tax, Even If It's What SJWs Want

Blog10/22/2019

The SJWs protesting the so-called "tampon tax" are doing so for rather questionable reasons. But if they're going to argue that taxes are a bad thing, we shouldn't stop them.

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The Economic Consequences of Cheap Money

Booms and BustsFree MarketsBusiness CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

10/19/2019Mises Daily Articles
One of the characteristic features of this age is the general attack launched by all governments and pressure groups against the rights of creditors.
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Unions and Protectionism, Not Free Trade, Doomed the Rust Belt

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog10/18/2019

In the second half of the twentieth century, pro-union and anti-trade policies led to a Rust Belt that became uncompetitive, costly, and unable to cope with reality. More protectionism won't save the region now.

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