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Governments Have Crippled the World's Economies. Revolution May Soon Follow.

CapitalismSocialismInterventionism

Blog06/06/2020

Mises knew: “Mass unemployment destroys the moral foundations of the social order. The young people…forced to remain idle, are the ferment out of which the most radical political movements are formed."

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Germany Pushes Back against the ECB's Bailouts

Monetary PolicyMoney and Banks

Blog05/13/2020

The EU has now become essentially a makeshift, lawless regime designed to prop up bankrupt states. So much so, in fact, that even the German supreme court has become alarmed.

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Governments Are the Real Price Gougers

Blog05/08/2020

Although politicians lecture private companies for raising prices, it is governments that have for decades raised the prices of goods and services by limiting supply and raising costs.

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Government Regulation against "Monopolies" Only Lowers Our Standard of Living

Monopoly and Competition

Blog04/29/2020

The whole idea of government regulating so-called monopolies in order to promote competition is based on fallacies. If anything, such intervention only stifles market competition and lowers living standards.

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Governments Make Us More Vulnerable in a Pandemic

Blog04/17/2020

If you are shocked by the extent to which Canada’s various governments have shut down the economy with the onset of COVID-19, you should be more shocked by how much they shut it down before COVID-19.

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Gun Control: Americans Have Been Lucky during the COVID-19 Panic, but It's Still a Toss-Up

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

Blog04/16/2020

So far, when it comes to disarming the population, governments haven't been quite as terrible as one might have predicted during the COVID-19 panic.

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Government Victims and Entreprenurial Failure: Two Types of Conoranvirus Bankruptcies

Booms and BustsEntrepreneurship

Blog04/14/2020

The coronavirus crisis has unleashed two types of bankruptcies that are very different, have different causes, and should require different solutions.

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Government Overreach in the Age of COVID-19

Big GovernmentSocialism

Blog04/10/2020

To ensure that the United States moves past this pandemic, we must minimize government infringements of civil liberties and maximize the incentives of private businesses and individuals who want to assist in our efforts to combat this “invisible enemy.”

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