With direct access to data and regulatory power, unelected bureaucrats can be a greater threat to private and property rights than elected officials.
Global EconomyWorld History
The rot that Hugo Chávez spread throughout Venezuela had been put into place decades earlier by the creation of a seemingly benign welfare state.
Labor and Wages
The welfare state has impaired immigrants' success in integrating into and contributing to the Swedish economy.
Mises always maintained that the war for liberty is won or lost on the battlefield of ideas.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, even changed the definition of assault rifle to fit pro-gun control talking points.
Cronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. History
The origins of the Sherman Act provide an important reminder that politicians can be motivated by revenge, greed, hatred, jealously, and spite.
Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism