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Alabama Expands Law Allowing Private Police Forces — And the Opposition Goes Nuts

Legal System

Blog06/29/2019

If one is concerned about Briarwood’s new private police force, one also ought to be hysterical over pretty much any police force in the United States. But the state seems to get a pass in areas where non-state entities are treated with suspicion.

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Andrew Yang Fears Automation. He Should Fear Inflation.

Without inflationary money, automation means we can work less while at the same time have an even higher standard of living.

06/28/2019Power & Market
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As Democrats Push a "Wealth Tax," Here's Why Other Countries Got Rid Of It

Expect a "wealth tax" to be a popular idea during the Democratic debates, but it's really a tax on the creation of new wealth.

06/26/2019Power & Market
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Article Submission Guidelines for Mises Wire

Blog06/18/2019

I've received a few questions recently about submission guidelines for Mises Wire, so here are the guidelines.

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Alienated America

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

06/14/2019The Austrian
Readers of Tim Carney's 'Alienated America' will gain much from the author's account of civil society. After all, isolated individuals do not make for a successful marketplace. Free markets succeed best in the context a stable civil society.
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Anti-Establishment Populists Gain Again In Euro Elections

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog05/28/2019

"Green" parties gained too, and unfortunately, the big winners share an important similarity: they all advocate for more government interventionism in one way or another.

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A "European Empire" Won't Make Europe Richer

World History

Blog05/23/2019

Emmanuel Macron is pushing for a "European Empire" which he thinks will bring more economic success. But European prosperity has always thrived most where there are small states and decentralization.

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