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The Danger of "Public" Education

Big GovernmentEducation

Blog06/26/2017

The key issue in the entire discussion is simply this: shall the parent or the State be the overseer of the child?

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The ECB Blames Inflation on Everything but Itself

Money and Banks

06/23/2017Mises Wire
The ECB prefers to do what all central banks did just before the 2009 great recession: blame inflation on rising food and energy prices.
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The Horrors of Communist China

Big GovernmentWorld History

China became between 1949 and 1976 an experiment in total control unlike anything else in history.

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Tax Day

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

04/14/2017Libertarian Forum 1969–1984
The first great lesson to learn about taxation is that taxation is simply robbery. No more and no less.
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The War on Cash: Old and New

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/30/2017
Manipulating what sort of money people use — and how they use it — has a long history among meddling government planners.
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The Myth of Efficiency

Production Theory

09/04/2016Articles of Interest
The word "efficiency" in modern economics and politics has been abused to the point of having no useful meaning.
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The European Union Is Anti-European

Decentralization and SecessionWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/04/2016Mises Wire
The modern drive to centralize European government and make a European superstate threatens to destroy what made Europe great in the first place.
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The Truth About Politics

Free MarketsMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

02/05/2016Mises Wire
Politics operates according to principles that would horrify us if we observed them in our private lives, and would get us arrested if we lived by them. The state can steal and call it taxation, kill and call it war.
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